In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Nor does it count as an explanation of today's rainstorm to claim that it rained because a barometer reading decreased yesterday.
- There you should be able to find thermometers, rain gauges, wind vanes and possibly barometers and humidity gauges.
- They had sextants, early microscopes, clocks, thermometers, and barometers.
- Before departing, the master of the Koombana had noted the low barometer, and had said he expected a slow trip to Broome.
- There is nothing on George's interest in scientific instruments, beyond clocks and barometers, and only one small case on the Queen's patronage of botany and ‘women's’ crafts.
- In Frémont's time the connection between weather events and changes in local air pressure were not well understood; barometers were rare and used primarily to measure elevation.
- The barometer is dropping, so we may be in a blizzard by midday.
- Among the chosen are barometers which can monitor and forecast weather conditions using graphic icons.
- Various instruments like thermometers and barometers are used to measure this.
- The atmospheric pressure on each experimental day was recorded using a barometer.
- We have text on how a barometer measures air pressure that you might be interested in.
- The barometer was not developed to measure atmospheric pressure as it is used for today.
- The DNS Pro models also have a barometer, altimeter and weather-forecasting capability.
- Falling barometers are regularly followed by storms, but do not cause them.
- Their weather station houses barometers, thermometers, a wind vane, and a rain gauge.
- In Kendal, Dalton started to keep a metrological journal, he made his own thermometers, barometers and other instruments.
- Fortunately, more ships than today sailed along the USA's coasts in the 19th century and their captains generally had barometers and an eye for weather.
- As the barometer had indicated, the storm swiftly arrived, but not from the expected direction.
- The most frequent weather-tech questions I receive involve the use of altimeters, barometers, and/or track elevation.
- In Italy, Torricelli did research which led to developing the barometer and the measure of air pressure.
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