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barometer

Medspeak
A poetic alternative to prognosticator
 
Meteorology
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
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ba·rom·e·ter

(băr-om'ĕ-tĕr)
Instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
[G. baros, weight, + metron, measure]
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It is the atmospheres' response to unequal distribution of air masses and their variation of barometrically measured pressures.
However, those films that had barometrically foretold the surrender, like Quai des brumes and Regle du jeu, had to be banned as humiliating witnesses." (50-51 in Robin Bates, "Audiences on the Verge of a Fascist Breakdown: Male Anxieties and Late 1930s French Film," Cinema Journal 36.3 [Spring 1997], 25-55.)
The relief dampers can be under barometric control and also assisted with barometrically controlled variable speed relief fans.