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baro- weight; pressure.
barogram a visual record of atmospheric pressure over time, produced by a barograph.
barograph a barometer that automatically records the atmospheric pressure.
barometer a meteorological instrument that measures atmospheric pressure, esp. used to predict weather changes. [2 definitions]
barometric pressure the pressure of the earth's atmosphere, as measured by a barometer; atmospheric pressure.
baron a member of the hereditary nobility. In Great Britain, a baron is a nobleman of the lowest rank; peer. [2 definitions]
baronage the rank of baron. [2 definitions]
baroness a female baron. [2 definitions]
baronet a member of the hereditary nobility ranking below a baron and above a knight.
barong a heavy, broad-bladed knife or cleaver that is used by the Moros of the Philippines.
baronial of or pertaining to a baron, or the order of barons. [2 definitions]
barony a baron's land holdings. [2 definitions]
baroque (often cap.) of or pertaining to the style or period in art, music, and architecture prevailing in Europe following the Renaissance, from about 1550 to about 1750, characterized by bold expression of emotion and elaborate forms of ornamentation. [5 definitions]
baroreceptor a nerve ending sensitive to blood pressure that helps regulate the dilation of blood vessels in the circulatory system.
baroscope an instrument that indicates changes in atmospheric pressure.
barouche a four-wheeled carriage with a folding top, two opposing seats for two people each inside, and a driver's seat outside in front.
barque variant of bark3.
barquentine variant of barkentine.
barrack (usu. pl.) a large, plain building or group of buildings, esp. used as temporary housing for soldiers. [3 definitions]
barracks bag a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth, usu. with a drawstring, used to contain a soldier's personal belongings; duffel bag.
barracuda any of several long-bodied, fiercely predacious marine tropical fishes.