statoscope

noun
stato·​scope | \ ˈsta-tə-ˌskōp How to pronounce statoscope (audio) \

Definition of statoscope

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

First Known Use of statoscope

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Statoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statoscope. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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