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absorptiometer an instrument for measuring the solubility of gases in liquids.
accelerometer an instrument for measuring acceleration or vibrations.
acetometer a device for measuring the concentration of acetic acid in a solution, esp in vinegar.
acidimeter an instrument for measuring concentration of acids.
acidimetric relating to acidimetry, the measurement of the strength of acids.
acidimetrical relating to acidimetry, the measurement of the strength of acids.
acidimetrically (Adv.) ACIDIMETRICAL, relating to the measurement of the strength of acids.
acidimetry the measurement of the strength of acids.
acidometer a type of hydrometer for measuring the relative density of an acid solution, esp the acid in a battery.
actinometer an instrument for measuring incident radiation.
actinometric relating to actinometry, measurement of heating power of the sun's rays.
actinometrical relating to actinometry, measurement of heating power of the sun's rays.
actinometry the measurement of heating power of the sun's rays.
admeasure to measure.
aerometer an instrument for measuring the weight or density of gas.
aerometry the measurement of the weight or density of gases.
aethrioscope an instrument for measuring temperature variations due to sky conditions.
alcoholometer an instrument for measuring the proportion of alcohol in solutions.
alcoholometry the measurement of the proportion of alcohol in solutions.
algometer an instrument for measuring sensitivity to pressure or pain.
alkalimeter an instrument for measuring strength of alkalines.
alkalimetric relating to alkalimetry, the measurement of the strength of alkalies.
alkalimetry the measurement of the strength of alkalies.
altazimuth an instrument for measuring the altitude and azimuth of heavenly bodies.
altigraph an instrument that measures altitude.
altimeter a device for measuring altitude.
altimetrical relating to measurement by altimeter.
altimetrically (Adv.) ALTIMETRICAL, relating to measurement by altimeter.
altimetry the art of measuring altitudes, or heights.
ammeter an instrument for measuring electrical current.
anemogram a record made by an anemograph, an instrument for measuring the pressure and velocity of wind.
anemograph an instrument for measuring the pressure and velocity of wind.
anemographic relating to an anemograph.
anemography measurement by use of an anemograph, an instrument for measuring pressure and velocity of wind.
anemometer an instrument for measuring wind velocity.
anemometric relating to anemometry.
anemometrical relating to anemometry.
anemometry the process of ascertaining the force or velocity of the wind.
anemoscope any device that shows the presence and direction of a wind.
aneroid not using liquid; (noun) an aneroid barometer, an instrument measuring atmospheric pressure by recording the movements of the surface of an airtight box.
anthropometric relating to anthropometry.
anthropometry the measurement of parts and functions of human body, esp as part of study of evolution.
araeometer (Hist.) an instrument used for measuring specific gravity.
araeometric relating to araeometry.
araeometrical relating to araeometry.
araeometry the measuring of specific gravity.
archaeometric relating to archaeometry.
archaeometry the use of scientific methods in archaeology.
archeometry the use of scientific methods in archaeology.
arcograph an instrument for drawing arcs without using a central point.
areometer (Hist.) an instrument used for measuring specific gravity.
areometry the science of estimating the specific gravity of fluids through the use of an araeometer.
arithmometer (Obs.) an early adding machine.
astrometric relating to astrometry.
astrometrical relating to astrometry.
atmometer an instrument for measuring the evaporating capacity of air.
atmometry measurement by atmometer, an instrument for measuring evaporating capacity of air.
audiogram a graphic representation of the relation of vibration frequency and the minimum sound intensity for hearing.
audiometer instrument for measuring acuity of hearing.
audiometric relating to audiometry, the measurement of the acuity of hearing.
audiometrically (Adv.) AUDIOMETRIC, relating to audiometry, the measurement of the acuity of hearing.
audiometry the measurement of the acuity of hearing.
autometer a small device fitted into a photocopier to count the number of copies made.
auxanometer an instrument for measuring growth of plants.
auxometer an instrument for measuring magnifying power.
axonometry the branch of crystallography concerned with measurement of the axes of crystals.
baric barometric.
barographic relating to the measurement of pressure.
barometer an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure.
barometric as measured by a barometer.
barometrical as measured by a barometer.
barometrically (Adv.) BAROMETRICAL, as measured by a barometer.
barometry the art or process of making barometrical measurements.
bathometer an instrument for measuring depths, esp one for taking soundings without a sounding line.
bathometric relating to a bathometer, an instrument for measuring depths.
bathometrically (Adv.) BATHOMETRIC, relating to a bathometer, an instrument for measuring depths.
bathymeter an instrument for recording the contours of deep oceans.
bathymetric relating to measurement by a bathymeter.
bathymetrical relating to measurement by a bathymeter.
bathymetrically (Adv.) BATHYMETRICAL, relating to bathymetry.
bathymetry the art or science of sounding, or measuring depths in the sea.
bemete (Arch.) to measure.
biometer a device for measuring the carbon dioxide given off by living matter.
biometric relating to biometry, the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena.
biometrical relating to biometry, the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena.
biometrically (Adv.) BIOMETRICAL, relating to biometry.
biometrics the study of biological measurement.
biotelemetric relating to biotelemetry.
biotelemetry automatic transmission over a distance, for measurements of the condition, functions, etc., of a living creature, eg of an astronaut on space flight.
bolograph a record made by a bolometer, an instrument for measuring radiant energy.
bolometer an instrument for measuring radiant energy or infrared light.
bolometric relating to bolometry, measurement of radiant energy.
bolometrically (Adv.) BOLOMETRIC, relating to bolometry, measurement of radiant energy.
bolometry measurement by a bolometer, an instrument for measuring radiant energy or infrared light.
caliper in papermaking, a measure of the thickness of a single sheet of paper; (verb) to measure with calipers.
calliper in papermaking, a measure of the thickness of a single sheet of paper; (verb) to measure with callipers.
calorimeter an instrument for measuring absorbed or evolved heat.
calorimetric relating to calorimetry, the measurement of heat.
calorimetrical relating to calorimetry, the measurement of heat.
calorimetry the measurement of heat.
cathetometer an instrument for measuring short vertical distances.
ceilometer an instrument for measuring height of cloud ceiling above earth.
cephalometric relating to cephalometry.
cephalometry the science of measuring the head in living individuals.
chlorimeter an apparatus for measuring available chlorine in bleaching powder, etc.
chlorimetric relating to chlorimetry.
chlorimetry measurement by chlorimeter.
chlorometer instrument for measuring amount of chlorine in a solution.
chlorometric relating to chlorometry.
chlorometry measurement by chlorometer.
chronograph an instrument for recording the moment of an event.
chronographic relating to a chronograph, an instrument for recording the moment of an event.
chronography chronology.
chronometric relating to chronometry.
chronometrical relating to chronometry.
chronometry the measuring of time.
chronoscope an instrument for measuring very short time intervals.
chronoscopic of or like a chronoscope, an instrument for measuring very short time intervals.
chronotron a device for measuring very small time intervals.
clapometer a device for registering applause.
clinometer an instrument used to measure slopes and elevations.
clinometric relating to clinometry, the art or operation of measuring the inclination of strata.
clinometrical relating to clinometry, the art or operation of measuring the inclination of strata.
clinometry the art or operation of measuring the inclination of strata.
clock an instrument for measuring time; (verb) to time with a stopwatch.
coercimeter an instrument for measuring coercive force.
colorimeter an instrument for measuring and determining color.
colorimetric relating to colorimetry.
colorimetrical relating to colorimetry.
colorimetry measurement by colorimeter.
comparator any device for comparing accurately, so as eg to detect deviations from a standard or to confirm identity.
conductimetric of or relating to the measurement of conductivity.
conductiometric of or relating to the measurement of conductivity.
conductometric of or relating to the measurement of conductivity.
coulombmeter an instrument for measuring the amount of a substance released in electrolysis.
coulometer an instrument for measuring the amount of a substance released in electrolysis.
coulometric relating to coulometry.
coulometrically (Adv.) COULOMETRIC, relating to coulometry.
coulometry (Chemical analysis by) measurement of the number of coulombs used in electrolysis.
craniometer an instrument for measuring the skull.
crescograph an instrument for measuring the growth of plants.
cryometer an instrument for measuring low temperatures.
cryometric relating to the measurement of low temperatures.
cryometry measurement by use of a cryometer, an instrument for measuring low temperatures.
cryptometer a instrument used to determine the opacity of pigments and paints.
cursor the sliding part of a measuring instrument.
cyanometer instrument for measuring blueness of the sky or ocean.
cyclograph an instrument for describing arcs of circles without compasses.
cyclographic relating to a cyclograph, an instrument for describing arcs of circles without compasses.
cyclometer instrument for measuring revolutions of a wheel.
cyclometry measurement by use of a cyclometer, an instrument for measuring revolutions of a wheel.
cytometer an instrument for counting cells.
dashboard the instrument panel of a motor vehicle or small aircraft.
dasymeter a device for measuring the density of gases.
decelerometer an instrument for measuring deceleration.
declinometer an instrument for measuring magnetic declination.
dendrometer an instrument for measuring trees.
densimeter an instrument for measuring closeness of grain of a substance.
densimetric measurement by densimeter.
densimetry the measurement of relative density, using a densimeter.
densitometric relating to densitometry.
densitometry measurement by densitometer.
diagometer an instrument for measuring electrical conductivity.
diaphanometer instrument for measuring the transparency of air.
diffractometer an instrument for determining structure of crystal through light diffraction.
diffractometric relating to measurement by diffractometer, an instrument for determining structure of crystal through light diffraction.
diffractometry measurement by diffractometer.
dilatometer an instrument for measuring expansion.
dilatometric relating to measurement by dilatometer, an instrument for measuring expansion.
dilatometry meaurement by dilatometer.
dioptometer an instrument for measuring ocular refraction.
dioptometry the measurement of ocular refraction.
dosemeter an instrument for measuring doses of radiation.
dosimeter an instrument for measuring doses of radiation.
dosimetric relating to dosimetry.
dosimetrician one who uses a dosimeter, an instrument for measuring doses of radiation.
dosimetry the measurement of doses of drugs.
drosometer an instrument for measuring dew.
drunkometer a device for measuring how much alcohol there is on someone's breath.
durometer an instrument for measuring the hardness of substances.
dynameter an instrument for determining the magnifying power of telescopes.
dynamograph an instrument for recording mechanical forces.
dynamometer instrument for measuring mechanical force.
dynamometric relating to a dynamometer.
dynamometrical relating to a dynamometer.
dynamometry measurement by dynamometer.
ebulliometer a device used to determine the boiling point of a solution.
ebulliometry the measurement of the boiling point of a solution.
ebullioscope an instrument for measuring the boiling point of liquids.
ebullioscopic relating to measurement by ebullioscope.
ebullioscopical relating to an ebullioscope, an instrument for measuring the boiling point of liquids.
ebullioscopy measurement by use of an ebullioscope.
echograph an echo-sounder, used to measure the depth of water.
econometer a device in a car that informs the driver of how much fuel they are consuming.
econometric relating to the measurement of the economy.
effusiometer an instrument for comparing the molecular weights of gases.
electrograph an instrument for recording electrical potential.
electrographic relating to electrography.
electrography the use of an electrograph, an instrument for recording electrical potential.
electrometer an instrument for measuring electrical potential.
electrometric relating to an electrometer, an instrument for measuring electrical potential.
electrometry the science of electrical measurements.
electroscope an instrument for detecting electrical charges in the body.
electroscopic of or like an electroscope, an instrument for detecting electrical charges in the body.
electrosonde a sonde for measuring atmospheric electricity.
ellwand a measuring rod.
endosmometer an instrument for measuring osmosis into a solution.
endosmometric relating to an endosmometer, an instrument for measuring osmosis into a solution.
ergo (Lat.) therefore; hence; (noun) an ergometer.
ergogram a record made by an ergograph, an instrument for measuring and recording muscular work.
ergograph an instrument for measuring and recording muscular work.
ergometer an instrument for measuring work performed.
ergometric relating to measurement made by an ergometer, an instrument for measuring work performed.
eriometer an instrument for measuring very small diameters.
eudiometer an apparatus for gas analysis.
eudiometric relating to a eudiometer.
eudiometrical relating to a eudiometer.
eudiometrically (Adv.) EUDIOMETRIC, relating to a eudiometer.
eudiometry measurement by use of a eudiometer, an apparatus for gas analysis.
evaporimeter an instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation.
evaporometer an instrument for measuring rate of evaporation.
extensimeter an instrument for measuring small changes in length, etc in metal to which tension has been applied.
extensometer an instrument for measuring deformation in an object due to forces applied.
fadometer an instrument used to determine the resistance to fading of a pigment or dye.
fathometer an instrument for measuring underwater depth using sound.
ferrography a technique for measuring magnetically the wear on machinery.
flowmeter an instrument for measuring the properties of flowing liquids.
fluorimeter an instrument for measuring fluorescence.
fluorimetric relating to fluorometry.
fluorimetry measurement by fluorimeter.
fluorometer an instrument for measuring fluorescence.
fluorometric relating to fluorometry.
fluorometry measurement by fluorometer.
fluoroscope an instrument using X-rays to examine the internal structure of opaque object; (verb) to examine by fluoroscope.
fluoroscopic of or like a fluoroscope.
fluoroscopist one who uses a fluoroscope.
fluoroscopy examination with a fluoroscope.
fluxgate a device for measuring magnetic field.
focimeter an instrument for measuring the focal length of a lens.
focometer an instrument for measuring the focal length of a lens.
footrule a one-foot ruler.
fugitometer an instrument used for measuring the fastness to light of dyed materials.
galactometer an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of milk.
galactometry the measurement of the relative density of milk.
galvanometer an instrument for measuring electrical current.
galvanometric relating to galvanometry, the measurement of electric currents.
galvanometry the measurement of electric currents.
galvanoscope an instrument for detecting the presence and direction of an electric current.
galvanoscopic relating to a galvanoscope, an instrument for detecting the presence and direction of an electric current.
galvanoscopy the use of a galvanoscope, an instrument for detecting the presence and direction of an electric current.
galvo an instrument for measuring electric current.
gasometer an instrument for holding and measuring gases.
gasometric relating to the measurement of gas.
gaussmeter an instrument for measuring the intensity of a magnetic field.
geothermometer instrument for measuring subterranean temperatures.
goniometer an instrument for measuring angles; direction finder.
goniometric relating to measurement by goniometer.
goniometry the art of measuring angles; trigonometry.
gradiometer an instrument for measuring gradient of a physical quantity.
gravimeter an instrument for measuring variations in gravitational fields.
gravimetric of or relating to measurement by weight.
gravimetrical of or relating to measurement by weight.
gravimetrically (Adv.) GRAVIMETRICAL, of or relating to measurement by weight.
gravimetry the measurement of variations in gravity.
gravitometer an instrument for measuring specific gravities.
harmonometer an instrument for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds.
heliometer instrument for measuring apparent diameter of the sun.
heliometric relating to heliometry.
heliometrical relating to heliometry.
heliometry measurement by use of a heliometer, an instrument for measuring apparent diameter of the sun.
hemacytometer an instrument for counting blood cells.
hemocytometer an instrument for counting blood cells.
hodometer an instrument for measuring distance travelled.
hodometry the measurement of distance by use of a hodometer.
humidex a system of measuring discomfort showing the combined effects of humidity and temperature.
hydrometer an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of liquids.
hydrometric relating to measurement by hydrometer.
hydrometrical relating to measurement by hydrometer.
hydrometry the art of determining the specific gravity of liquids, and thence the strength of spirituous liquors, saline solutions, etc.
hyetographic relating to the measurement of rainfall.
hyetographical relating to the measurement of rainfall.
hygrodeik a form of hygrometer having wet and dry bulb thermometers.
hygrograph an instrument for recording variations in atmospheric humidity.
hygrometer an instrument for measuring air moisture.
hygrometric relating to measurement by hygrometer.
hygrometrically (Adv.) HYGROMETRIC, realting to measurement by hygrometer.
hygrometry the science of humidity.
hygroscope an instrument for displaying changes in air humidity.
hypsometer an instrument for measuring height of trees through triangulation.
hypsometrist a practitioner of hypsometry, the measuring the heights of places on the earth's surface.
hypsometry the art of measuring the heights of places on the earth's surface.
iconometer an instrument for finding the size of an object by measuring its image.
iconometry measurement by iconometer.
inclinometer an instrument for measuring the inclination to the horizontal of an axis.
interferometer an instrument for analysing spectra of light.
interferometric relating to interferometry, the use of two telescopes separated.
interferometry the use of two telescopes separated.
intervalometer a device that operates a control (as for a camera shutter) at regular intervals.
intoximeter a device for measuring the amount of alcohol in the blood of a person who breathes into it, and showing this measurement on a printout.
iodometric measured by iodine.
iodometry a procedure for determining the amount of iodine present in a substance.
ionosonde an instrument for measuring ionization.
isoteniscope an instrument used to measure vapour pressure.
katathermometer an instrument for measuring the cooling power of air.
katharometer an instrument measuring changes in composition of gases.
keratometer an instrument for measuring curvature of the cornea.
konimeter an instrument for measuring the amount of dust in the air.
koniscope an instrument for measuring the amount of dust in the air.
kryometer an instrument for measuring low temperatures.
lactometer an instrument for testing the relative density of milk.
lactoscope an instrument for measuring the purity or richness of milk.
luxmeter an instrument for measuring illumination.
lysimeter an instrument for measuring percolation of water through soil.
lysimetric relating to measurement by a lysimeter.
machmeter an instrument for measuring Mach number.
magnetograph an instrument for recording measurements of magnetic fields.
magnetometer an instrument for measuring the intensity of magnetic fields.
magnetometric relating to magnetometry.
magnetometry measurement by magnetometer.
manometer an instrument for measuring the pressure of a liquid or gas.
manometric relating to manometry, the measurement of the pressure of fluids.
manometrical relating to manometry, the measurement of the pressure of fluids.
manometrically (Adv.) MANOMETRICAL, relating to manometry.
manometry the measurement of the pressure of fluids.
manoscopy the measurement of the density of gases.
marigram a record of tide levels produced by a marigraph.
marigraph an instrument for recording tide levels.
mekometer a kind of range-finder.
meteorograph an instrument used to record a variety of meteorological observations.
meteorographic relating to a meteorograph, an instrument used to record a variety of meteorological observations.
meterage measurement by meter.
meterstick a measuring stick a metre in length.
metestick a measuring rod.
metewand a measuring rod.
meteyard a measuring rod.
methanometer instrument for detecting presence of methane.
microbalance a balance designed to measure very small weights.
microbarograph an instrument for recording minute changes in atmospheric pressure.
micrometer an instrument for measuring very small distances.
micrometric relating to micrometry.
micrometrical relating to micrometry.
micrometry the art of measuring with a micrometer.
microphotometry measurement by microphotometer, an instrument for measuring the amount of light transmitted or reflected by small areas or for measuring the relative densities of spectral lines on a photographic film or plate.
microsomal of or like a microsome.
microswitch a very small switch that is sensitive to minute motions and is used esp in automatic devices.
microtechnology technology that makes use of microelectronics.
microtomic of or like a microtome.
microtomist one who uses a microtome.
microtonal of or like a microtone.
microtonality the state of being microtonal.
microtonally (Adv.) MICROTONAL, of or like a microtone.
mileometer an instrument that records the number of miles that a vehicle, etc has travelled.
milliprobe an instrument for analysing small quantities, esp a spectrometer.
milometer an instrument that records the number of miles that a vehicle, etc has travelled.
morphometric relating to morphometry, measurement of form or shape.
morphometry measurement of form or shape.
multimeter an instrument allowing simultaneous measurement of several values.
nephelometer an instrument for measuring cloudiness.
nephelometric relating to measurement by nephelometer, an instrument for measuring cloudiness.
nephelometry the measurement of the cloudiness of liquids.
nephoscope an instrument for observing direction and velocity of clouds.
nitrometer an instrument for measuring nitrogen and its compounds.
nitrometric relating to the use of a nitrometer, an instrument for measuring nitrogen and its compounds.
odograph an instrument for measuring distance travelled.
odometer an instrument for measuring distance travelled.
odometry the measurement of distances by use of an odometer.
odorimetry the measurement of the strength and persistence of odours.
oedometer an instrument for measuring the consolidation of a soil specimen under pressure.
oenometer an instrument for measuring alcoholic strength of wine.
ohmmeter an instrument for measuring electrical resistance.
olfactometer an instrument measuring intensity of odour of a substance.
olfactometry the measurement of the sharpness of the sense of smell.
ombrometer a rain-gauge.
oncometer an instrument measuring change in the size of internal organs.
ondograph an instrument for producing a graphical recording of an alternating current.
ophthalmometry measurement of the eye.
opisometer an instrument for measuring curved lines.
opsiometer an instrument for testing vision.
orometer a barometer showing height above sea-level.
oscillogram a record made by an oscillograph.
oscillograph an instrument for recording alternating current wave forms.
oscillographic relating to an oscillograph.
osmometer an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure.
osmometric relating to osmometry.
osmometrically (Adv.) OSMOMETRIC, relating to osmometry.
osmometry the use of an osmometer, an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure.
oximeter a photoelectric instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the blood.
oximetry measurement with an oximeter, a photoelectric instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the blood.
pachymeter an instrument for measuring small thicknesses.
panradiometer an instrument used for measuring radiant heat independently of wavelength.
pedometer an instrument for measuring distance travelled on foot.
pelvimeter an instrument for measuring the pelvis.
pelvimetry measurement of the pelvis.
penetrometer an instrument for measuring the firmness or consistency of substances.
perimetry measurement of the field of vision.
permeameter instrument for measuring permeability.
phonmeter an instrument for measuring sound levels.
phonometer an instrument for measuring sound levels.
phonometric relating to use of the phonometer, an instrument for measuring sound levels.
phonometrical relating to use of the phonometer, an instrument for measuring sound levels.
phosphoroscope an instrument for measuring the duration of phosphorescence after the source of radiation causing it has been removed.
photometer an instrument for measuring light intensity.
photometric of or relating to photometry or the photometer.
photometrically (Adv.) PHOTOMETRIC, of or relating to photometry or the photometer.
photometrist one who practises photometry, that branch of science which treats of the measurement of the intensity of light.
photometry that branch of science which treats of the measurement of the intensity of light.
piezometer an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility.
piezometric relating measurement by piezometer.
piezometrically (Adv.) PIEZOMETRIC, relating measurement by piezometer.
piezometry measurement by use of a piezometer, an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility.
pitchometer an instrument embodying a clinometer, for measuring the pitch of a ship's propeller.
pitot a tube used to measure the pressure of a fluid stream.
planimeter an instrument for measuring the area of plane figures.
planimetry the mensuration of plane surfaces.
planometer an instrument for gauging or testing the flatness of a plane surface.
planometry measurement by means of a planometer.
plastometer an instrument for measuring plasticity.
plastometric relating to plastometry, the measurement of plasticity.
plastometry measurement by plastometer.
pluviometer a device for recording rainfall.
pneumatometer an instrument for measuring quantity of air breathed.
polarimeter an instrument for measuring polarised light.
polarimetric relating to measurement by polarimeter, an instrument for measuring polarised light.
polarimetry measurement by polarimeter.
potentiometer an instrument for measuring electromotive forces.
potentiometric relating to measurement by potentiometer, an instrument for measuring electromotive forces.
potometer an instrument measuring the rate at which plants absorb water.
psychometer an instrument measuring the duration and intensity of mental states.
psychometric relating to psychometry.
psychometry the measurement of mental aptitudes and intelligence.
psychrometer an instrument for measuring the dryness of the atmosphere.
psychrometric relating to measurement by psychrometer.
psychrometrical relating to measurement by psychrometer.
psychrometry measurement by psychrometer.
pulsimeter an instrument for measuring the pulse.
pulsometer a pump that draws in water by condensation of steam in two chambers alternately.
pycnometer an instrument for measuring specific gravity or density.
pycnometric relating to a pycnometer, an instrument for measuring specific gravity or density.
pyknometer an instrument for measuring specific gravity or density.
pyranometer another name for a solarimeter.
pyrgeometer an instrument for measuring the loss of heat by radiation from the earth's surface.
pyrheliometer an instrument for measuring the heating effect of the sun.
pyrheliometric relating to measurement by pyrheliometer, an instrument for measuring the heating effect of the sun.
pyrometer an instrument for measuring very high temperatures.
pyrometric relating to pyrometry, the art of measuring degrees of heat, or the expansion of bodies by heat.
pyrometrical relating to pyrometry, the art of measuring degrees of heat, or the expansion of bodies by heat.
pyrometrically (Adv.) PYROMETRICAL, relating to pyrometry.
pyrometry the art of measuring degrees of heat, or the expansion of bodies by heat.
pyrophotometer a type of pyrometer in which the temperature of an incandescent body is determined by photometric measurement of the light it emits.
pyroscope an instrument for measuring intensity of radiant heat.
quantometer (Tradename) an instrument for measuring proportions of elements in metallic samples.
radiometer an instrument measuring radiation energy.
radiometric relating to radiometry, the measurement of radiant energy.
radiometrically (Adv.) RADIOMETRIC, relating to radiometry, the measurement of radiant energy.
radiometry the measurement of radiant energy.
radiomicrometer an instrument for detecting and measuring small amounts of radiation, usually by a sensitive thermocouple.
radiotelemeter an instrument for measuring an electrical or other quantity and signalling the measurement to a distant point.
radiotelemetric relating to radiotelemetry.
radiotelemetry signalling by radiotelemeter, an instrument for measuring an electrical or other quantity and signalling the measurement to a distant point.
rangefinder an instrument for finding the distance of an object.
ratemeter an instrument for measuring the counting rate of electronic counters.
reflectometer instrument for measuring reflectance of radiant energy.
reflectometry measurement by reflectometer.
refractometer an instrument for measuring the refraction of light.
refractometric relating to measurement by refractometer.
refractometry measurement by refractometer.
regauge to gauge again.
respirometer an instrument for measuring and studying respiration.
respirometric relating to measurement by respirometer.
respirometry measurement by respirometer.
rheometer an instrument that measures current.
rheometry measurement with a rheometer, an instrument that measures current.
rhythmometer an instrument for measuring the speed of rhythms.
rotameter an instrument for measuring the length of curved lines.
saccharimeter an instrument for measuring the amount of sugar in a solution.
saccharimetry the measurement of the concentration of sugar solutions.
saccharometer an instrument for measuring the amount of sugar in a solution.
salimeter an instrument for measuring the amount of salt present in any given solution.
salinity a measure of the salt concentration of water.
salinometer an instrument for measuring the amount of salt present in any given solution.
salinometry the measurement of salinity.
salometer an instrument for measuring the amount of salt present in any given solution.
scaler a person or thing that scales.
scatterometer an instrument carried in a meterological satellite for measuring the backscatter of light from the surface of the sea.
scintillator an instrument for detecting radioactivity; a phosphor that produces scintillations.
scintillometer instrument measuring scintillation of star.
scintilloscope an instrument for measuring gamma rays emitted by a radioactive body.
sclerometer an instrument for measuring the hardness of minerals.
sclerometric pertaining to measurement by sclerometer, an instrument for measuring the hardness of minerals.
sextant a navigational instrument having a 60-degree arc, for measuring altitudes of stars and planets.
solarimeter an instrument for measuring solar radiation.
spectrometer an instrument for measuring the wavelengths of light of a spectrum.
spectrometric relating to measurement by spectrometer.
spectrometry measurement by use of the spectrometer.
speedo (Coll.) a speedometer.
speedometer an instrument for measuring speed.
spherometer an instrument for measuring curvature.
sphygmometer an instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure.
spirometer an instrument measuring lung capacity.
spirometric relating to measurement by spirometer.
spirometry the act of measuring the chest capacity by means of a spirometer.
stactometer a pipette with a hollow bulb in the middle for counting drops.
stadia a graduated rod used in measuring distances.
stadiometer an instrument that measures the length of curves, dashes, etc., by running a toothed wheel along them.
staktometer a pipette with a hollow bulb in the middle for counting drops.
stalagmometer instrument for measuring surface tension by drops.
stalagmometry measurement of surface tension by drops.
statoscope an instrument for measuring small changes in atmospheric pressure.
stereometer an instrument for measuring specific gravity.
stereometric relating to the measurement of specific gravity.
stereometrical relating to the measurement of specific gravity.
stereometry the measurement of volumes of solid figures.
stichometry the numbering or counting of lines in books or documents.
stimpmeter a device that measures the speed of a putting green by propelling a golf ball down a ramp at a standard initial velocity and measuring how far it travels.
stoechiometric relating to stoechiometry, the branch of chemistry that deals with the numerical proportions in which substances react.
stoechiometry the branch of chemistry that deals with the numerical proportions in which substances react.
stoicheiometric relating to stoechiometry, the branch of chemistry that deals with the numerical proportions in which substances react.
stoicheiometry the branch of chemistry that deals with the numerical proportions in which substances react.
stoichiometry the branch of chemistry that deals with the numerical proportions in which substances react.
strabismometer an instrument measuring the degree of strabismus in the eyes.
strabometer an instrument measuring the degree of strabismus in the eyes.
stylometry the study of literature by means of statistical analysis.
swingometer instrument for measuring swing in votes during an election.
sympiesometer instrument for measuring pressure of a current.
synchroscope an instrument for detecting whether two moving parts are synchronized.
tacheometer an instrument for rapidly measuring survey points on a map.
tacheometric relating to tacheometry, the rapid measurement of points on a survey, such as distance, elevation, etc.
tacheometrical relating to tacheometry, the rapid measurement of points on a survey, such as distance, elevation, etc.
tacheometry measurement by use of a tacheometer, an instrument for rapidly measuring survey points on a map.
tacho (Short for) a tachogram, a record made by a tachograph.
tachogram a record made by a tachograph, an instrument for recording speed of rotation.
tachograph an instrument for recording speed of rotation.
tachometer instrument for measuring speed of rotation.
tachometric relating to measurement by tachometer.
tachometrical relating to measurement by tachometer.
tachometrically (Adv.) TACHOMETRICAL, relating to measurement by tachometer.
tachometry the measurement of speed.
tachymeter a surveying instrument for rapid measurements of distances, elevations, and bearings.
tachymetric relating to measurement by tachymeter.
tachymetrical relating to measurement by tachymeter.
tachymetrically (Adv.) TACHYMETRICAL, relating to measurement by tachymeter.
tachymetry the measurement of speed.
tapeline a painted measuring tape, marked with linear dimensions, as inches, feet, etc..
taseometer an instrument for measuring stress in a structure.
tasimeter an instrument for measuring small changes in temperature.
tasimetric relating to a tasimeter, an instrument for measuring changes in pressure.
tasimetry measurement by use of a tasimeter, an instrument for measuring small changes in temperature.
taxameter (Obs.) an instrument for measuring fee for hired vehicle.
taximeter an instrument for measuring fee for hired vehicle.
telemeter an instrument for measuring strain or distance from observer; (verb) to measure using a telemeter.
telemetry measurement using a telemeter, an instrument for measuring strain or distance from observer.
tellurometer an instrument using microwaves to measure distance.
tenderometer an instrument for measuring tenderness of fruits and vegetables.
tensimeter an instrument for measuring vapour pressure.
tensiometer an instrument for measuring tension.
tensiometric relating to measurement by tensiometer, an instrument for measuring tension.
tensiometry the measurement of tension.
thermel a device for temperature measurement.
thermobarograph a device that simultaneously records the temperature and pressure of the atmosphere.
thermograph an instrument for recording changes in temperature.
thermographer one who uses a thermograph, an instrument for recording changes in temperature.
thermometer an instrument for determining temperature.
thermometric relating to the measurement of temperature.
thermometry the measurement of temperature.
thermopile an instrument measuring minute changes in temperature.
thermoscope an instrument indicating a change in temperature.
tiltmeter an instrument for measuring tilting of earth's surface.
tintometer another name for colorimeter, an instrument for measuring and determining color.
tolldish a dish for measuring the toll of grain in a mill.
tonometer an instrument used to measure the pitch of musical tones.
tonometric relating to a tonometer, an instrument used to measure the pitch of musical tones.
tonometry the act of measuring with a tonometer, an instrument used to measure the pitch of musical tones.
torsiograph an instrument for recording torsional vibrations on an object.
transmissometer an instrument for measuring transmission of light through a fluid.
tribometer an instrument used to measure friction.
trigonometer instrument for solving triangles.
trocheameter a hodometer.
trochometer a hodometer.
tron (Scots) a public weighing-machine for weighing produce in the marketplace of a city or burgh; the post of this used as a pillory.
trone (Scots) a public weighing-machine for weighing produce in the marketplace of a city or burgh; the post of this used as a pillory.
turbidimeter an instrument for measuring the turbidity of liquids.
turbidimetric relating to measurement by turbidimeter, an instrument for measuring the turbidity of liquids.
turbidimetry measurement by turbidimeter, an instrument for measuring the turbidity of liquids.
udometric related to the measurement of rain.
uranometry a chart or catalogue of fixed stars, esp of stars visible to the naked eye.
urinometer an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of urine.
vaporimeter instrument for measuring vapour pressure.
variometer an instrument for measuring variations in magnetic force.
velocimeter an instrument for measuring velocity.
velocimetry measurement by means of a velocimeter.
vernier (Fr.) a short sliding scale indicating fractions of a graduation.
viameter (Arch.) an instrument for measuring the revolutions of a wheel.
vibrograph an instrument for recording vibrations.
vibrometer an instrument for measuring vibrations.
viscometer an instrument for measuring viscosity.
viscometric relating to viscometry, the measurement of viscosity.
viscometrical relating to viscometry, the measurement of viscosity.
viscometry the measurement of viscosity.
viscosimeter an instrument for measuring viscosity.
viscosimetric relating to measurement by viscosimeter, an instrument for measuring viscosity.
viscosimetrical relating to measurement by viscosimeter, an instrument for measuring viscosity.
viscosimetry the measurement of viscosity.
voltameter an instrument for measuring electrical current indirectly.
voltametric relating to a voltameter, an instrument for measuring electrical current indirectly.
voltammeter a dual-purpose instrument that can measure both potential difference and electric current, usually in volts and amperes respectively.
voltmeter an instrument for measuring electrical potential.
volumenometer an instrument for measuring the volume of a solid.
volumeter an instrument for measuring the volume of a liquid or gas.
volumetric of or pertaining to volumetry, the measurement of volume.
volumetrical of or pertaining to volumetry, the measurement of volume.
volumetry the act of measuring by volume.
volumometer an instrument for measuring the volume of a solid body by the quantity of fluid it displaces.
wattmeter an instrument for measuring electrical power.
wavemeter an instrument for measuring wavelengths.
waywiser an instrument for measuring distance travelled.
weatherglass a glass or instrument that indicates the changes of the weather.
weatherometer an instrument for measuring weather-resisting properties of paint.
xylometer an instrument for measuring the specific gravity of wood.
yardstick a stick three feet long; any standard of measurement.
yardwand a yardstick.
yawmeter an instrument in an aircraft.
zoometric relating to zoometry, the measurement of animals.
zoometrical relating to zoometry, the measurement of animals.
zoometry (Greek) the measurement of animals.
zymometer an instrument for measuring fermentation.
zymosimeter an instrument for measuring fermentation.