statoscope

noun

stato·​scope ˈsta-tə-ˌskōp How to pronounce statoscope (audio)
: a sensitive aneroid barometer for recording small changes in atmospheric pressure
especially : one used for indicating small changes in the altitude of an aircraft

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of statoscope was in 1890

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“Statoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statoscope. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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