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Interest in the movement is a curious barometer of social anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will have a good barometer to see how far we are. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The leisure sector has proved a good barometer of economic conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Taxi drivers are always a good barometer of the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The measure is seen as a key barometer of safety. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Aluminium is seen as a key economic barometer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So how have the barometer readings changed? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The underlying fact of life in the marsh is that it is an extremely sensitive ecological barometer of changes in its surrounding environment. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)This is as good a barometer as any of India's new confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Things are getting better - non-food is a good barometer of that. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the distant past, they were regarded as the single most important barometer of the country 's health. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Engineers, often a useful barometer of the mood about the global economy, were in demand as well. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A key barometer of Britain's service sector also showed activity up for the first time in a year. The Sun (2009)
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British English: barometer NOUN
A barometer is an instrument that measures air pressure and shows when the weather is changing.
A man in camp took a barometer reading at half-hour intervals.
Definition of barometer from the Collins English Dictionary
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