Definition of storm glass in English:

storm glass

Syllabification: storm glass


  • A sealed tube containing a solution whose clarity is thought to change when storms approach.
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    • Observing the liquid in the storm glass was supposed to indicate changes in the weather.
    • If the liquid in this storm glass is clear, the weather should be bright and clear.
    • The first storm glasses likely appeared around 1750, but their first documented shipboard use dates to the Beagle's famed 1831-36 circumnavigation.

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