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statoscope

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noun stato·scope \ˈsta-tə-ˌskōp\

Definition of statoscope

  1. :  a sensitive aneroid barometer for recording small changes in atmospheric pressure; especially :  one used for indicating small changes in the altitude of an aircraft



Origin of statoscope

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1900


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