Sentence Examples


  • Taking the range of the barometer in Great Britain from 28 to 31 in., giving a difference of 3 in.
  • He invented the wheel barometer, discussed the application of barometrical indications to meteorological forecasting, suggested a system of optical telegraphy, anticipated E.F.F.
  • Iceland lies contiguous to that part of the north Atlantic in which the shifting areas of low pressure prevail, so that storms are frequent and the barometer is seldom firm.
  • The discovery of the principle of the barometer which has perpetuated his fame ("Torricellian tube" "Torricellian vacuum") was made in 1643.
  • This method was developed by Hofmann in 1868, who replaced the short tube of Gay-Lussac by an ordinary barometer tube, thus effecting the volatilization in a Torricellian vacuum.