1. An instrument used for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.
2. A sphygmomanometer.
(click for a larger image)manometer
To calculate pressure in a
U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the right shows a reading of 4.
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