Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A barometer for recording small variations in atmospheric pressure.
  • n. A device for indicating small changes in the altitude of an airplane.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument used for indicating or recording small changes in barometric pressure or in the altitude of an aircraft.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of aneroid barometer for registering minute variations of atmospheric pressure.

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Examples

  • The latter had an ivory plate bearing "statoscope" and other words in French, and a little indicator quivered and waggled, between Montee and Descente.

    The War in the Air

  • Down went the sun and down, not diving steeply, but passing northward as it sank, and then suddenly daylight and the expansive warmth of daylight had gone altogether, and the index of the statoscope quivered over to Descente.

    The War in the Air

  • The altitude barometer, the recording thermometer, the statoscope and recording hygrometer, together with the telescopic camera were each given a place on the bridge and lashed to the netting.

    The Air Ship Boys : Or, the Quest of the Aztec Treasure

  • The statoscope responded with a vigorous swing to Monte.

    The War in the Air

  • Down went the sun and down, not diving steeply, but passing northward as it sank, and then suddenly daylight and the expansive warmth of daylight had gone altogether, and the index of the statoscope quivered over to

    The War in the Air

  • He stuck an ice-cream stick in my mouth, followed by a thermometer and pressed his statoscope around my chest and on my back.

    Timothy Tiah - The Journal of Nuffnang's Co-Founder

  • “statoscope” and other words in French, and a little indicator quivered and waggled, between Montee and Descente.

    The War in the Air

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