marine barometer

noun

Definition of marine barometer

: a barometer adapted for shipboard use that has a fixed cistern and a fine capillary section in the tube to damp out oscillations of the mercury caused by the motion of the ship

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“Marine barometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marine%20barometer. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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