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barometer

US [bəˈrɑmətər]
UK [bəˈrɒmɪtə(r)]
  • n.晴雨表;气压计;气压表;(显示经济、社会、政治变化的)晴雨表
  • Web睛雨表;标记;晴雨计
Plural Form:barometers  
Barometer
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n.
1.
气压计;气压表;晴雨表an instrument for measuring air pressure to show when the weather will change
The barometer is falling(= showing that it will probably rain) .
气压在下降(表示可能要下雨)。
2.
(显示经济、社会、政治变化的)晴雨表,标志,指标something that shows the changes that are happening in an economic, social or political situation
Infant mortality is a reliable barometer of socio-economic conditions.
婴儿死亡率是社会经济状况的可靠指标。

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