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Ancient Greek


holosteric (not comparable)

  1. Wholly solid; said of a barometer, such as the aneroid barometer, constructed of solid materials to show the variations of atmospheric pressure without the use of liquids.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for holosteric in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)