Nor does it count as an explanation of today's rainstorm to claim that it rained because a barometer reading decreased yesterday.
The restaurant trade might well be a barometer of how the local business community is faring.
The barometer is dropping, so we may be in a blizzard by midday.
Before departing, the master of the Koombana had noted the low barometer , and had said he expected a slow trip to Broome.
This will be the ideal barometer to gauge our strength.
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furniture is a barometer of changing tastes
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Their treatment has become a barometer by which we can measure the essential justice of the war on terrorism.
The next week or so will be a barometer of just how far Houllier has travelled in his mission to return Liverpool to greatness.