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barometer
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  • He was invaluable to Wynand—as a barometer of public reaction.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (79% in)
  • She let her hands lie in sight on the arms of her chair, so that the relief of any violent motion would be denied her, her hands as her private barometer of endurance, when Wynand came home late at night and told her that he had spent the evening at Roark's apartment, the apartment she had never seen.
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (92% in)
  • I made myself into a barometer subject to the pressure of the whole world.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (36% in)

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