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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(Sometimes called aneroidograph.) An [[aneroid barometer]] arranged so that  the deflection of the [[aneroid capsule]] actuates a pen that graphs a record on a rotating drum.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The magnification of the deflection of the capsule may be adjusted so that records of small  fluctuations in [[pressure]] may be obtained. The aneroid barograph is subject to the uncertainties  of the aneroid barometer and therefore must be calibrated periodically. <br/>''See also'' [[barograph]], [[microbarograph]].</div><br/></div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(Sometimes called aneroidograph.) An [[aneroid  barometer|aneroid barometer]] arranged so that  the deflection of the [[aneroid capsule]] actuates a pen that graphs a record on a rotating drum.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The magnification of the deflection of the capsule may be adjusted so that records of small  fluctuations in [[pressure]] may be obtained. The aneroid barograph is subject to the uncertainties  of the aneroid barometer and therefore must be calibrated periodically. <br/>''See also'' [[barograph]], [[microbarograph]].</div><br/></div>
 
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aneroid barograph

(Sometimes called aneroidograph.) An aneroid barometer arranged so that the deflection of the aneroid capsule actuates a pen that graphs a record on a rotating drum.

The magnification of the deflection of the capsule may be adjusted so that records of small fluctuations in pressure may be obtained. The aneroid barograph is subject to the uncertainties of the aneroid barometer and therefore must be calibrated periodically.
See also barograph, microbarograph.


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