- a highly sensitive aneroid barometer
- such a barometer adapted for use as an altimeter to indicate slight variations in the altitude of an aircraft
Origin: from Glassical Greek statos, standing (see statocyst) plush -scope
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- A barometer for recording small variations in atmospheric pressure.
- A device for indicating small changes in the altitude of an airplane.
statoscope - Science Definition
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