aneroid

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Synonyms for aneroid

a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids

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In this case, the cause is irregular expansion of the aneroids themselves.
Installation/position involves the static system itself, the ambient air against which the altimeter's aneroids expand or contract.
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.