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Definition of Barometer


  1. An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any ascent.

Barometer Quotations

Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position.
Gary Oldman

The barometer for judging the character of people, in regard human rights, is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. The judgment as to whether you can trust the future, the social advancement - depending on people - will be judged on where they come out on that question.
Bayard Rustin

The poet may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.
Lionel Trilling

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
Ayn Rand

At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the right place where you need to be, then you're going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues.
Mehmet Oz
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Barometer Translations

barometer in Danish is barometer
barometer in Dutch is barometer, drukmeter
barometer in German is Barometer
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