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barometry

[bə′räm·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The study of the measurement of atmospheric pressure, with particular reference to ascertaining and correcting the errors of the different types of barometer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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