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Barometer. The barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere.
Elementary Hydrostatics - Page 44
by James Hamblin Smith - 1870 - 136 pages

## A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies as Well as ...

Charles Hutton - 1807 - 464 pages
...DE may be found, when the nature or shape of the vessel or bell CKL is known. On THE BAROMETER. 351. THE BAROMETER is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere, and elasticity of the air, at any time. It is commonly made of a glass tube, of near S feet long, close...

## A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - 1811 - 494 pages
...may be found, when the nature or shape of the vessel or bell CKL is known. > OF THE BAROMETER. 389. THE BAROMETER is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere, and elasticity of the air, at any time. It is commonly made of a glass tube, of near 3 feet long, close...

## Ample Instructions for the Barometer and Thermometer: Containing Particular ...

George Leoni - 1841 - 76 pages
...mostly to be depended upon as indicative of about a week's fair weather. Directions far the Marine Barometer'. The Barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere and elasticity of the air at any time. It may be proper to premise, that it k not necessary so strictly...

## Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: Designed for the Younger ...

Denison Olmsted - 1844 - 336 pages
...the tube in the well, and leaves no force to drive forward the column into the descending arm. 96. The Barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere. If the atmosphere be conceived to be divided into perpendicular columns, the barometer measures the weight...

## A Treatise on Military Surveying: Including Sketching in the Field, Plan ...

Basil Jackson - 1847 - 410 pages
...object, O, is below the point, B, or above the horizontal line, A H. 211 LEVELLING BY THE MOUNTAIN BAROMETER. The barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere, and elasticity of the air, at any time. It is commonly made of a glass tube, nearly three feet long,...

## Elements of Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and High Schools

William Guy Peck - 1859 - 368 pages
...square inch, and whose height is the distance from DC\ to the surface of the water. The Barometer. 196. The BAROMETER is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere. As already explained, it consists of a glass tube, hermetically sealed at one extremity, which is filled...

## The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the ...

Thomas Lund - 1864 - 188 pages
...the mercury is sustained in it by the pressure of the air on the surface of the mercury in the basin. The BAROMETER is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the Atmosphere. It consists of a glass tube (see Prop, xvnI.) of uniform bore, closed at one end, and not less than...

## The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the ...

Thomas Lund - 1864 - 204 pages
...the mercury is sustained in it by the pressure of the air on the surface of the mercury in the basin. The BAROMETER is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the Atmosphere. It consists of a glass tube (see Prop, xvin.) of uniform bore, closed at one end, and not less than...