Problem: Why is it necessary to use a nonvolatile liquid in a barometer or manometer?

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Barometer and manometer → used to measure gas pressures

non-volatile liquid → does not evaporate easily at normal or room temperature 

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Why is it necessary to use a nonvolatile liquid in a barometer or manometer?

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