aneroid

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  • noun

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a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids

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What finally put paid to them was the invention of the aneroid barometer, unveiled in the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Aneroid barometers have a thin metal disc covering a chamber containing a partial vacuum.
Aneroid barometers could be set in simple round cases rather like clocks, and were also enclosed in traditional banjo cases, with a thermometer included above the dial.
Round aneroids and banjo aneroids are the ones that most of us have on our walls.
Nearly two centuries later, scientists discovered a way of measuring pressure without the use of mercury and the Aneroid barometer came into being.