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- ‘Dependent on the application the information about barometrical pressure should be available on the internet.’
- ‘Beside the GPS receiver, the Edge 305 has a barometrical altimeter.’
- ‘Hence the lines 4, 7, 10 are arranged so as to form a closed barometrical loop.’
- ‘I have collected the observations which I was enabled to take, and compared their results with barometrical ones.’
- ‘In 1867 the difference between the highest and lowest barometrical readings was not more than 13.96 millimetres.’
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