pumping of the barometer

Definition of pumping of the barometer

: a rather rapid rise and fall of the column of the mercurial barometer due to inertia attending changes in the rate of vertical motion : a corresponding oscillation of the index of the aneroid barometer or of the recording pen of the barograph due to various causes (as change of pressure)

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“Pumping of the barometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pumping%20of%20the%20barometer. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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