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dilatometer

noun di·la·tom·e·ter \ˌdi-lə-ˈtä-mə-tər, ˌdī-\

Definition of DILATOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring expansion
di·la·to·met·ric \-tō-ˈme-trik\ adjective
di·la·tom·e·try \-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of DILATOMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1883

dilatometer

noun di·la·tom·e·ter \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ət-ər, ˌdīl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DILATOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring thermal dilatation or expansion especially in determining coefficients of expansion of liquids or solids
di·la·to·met·ric \ˌdil-ət-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
di·la·to·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
di·la·tom·e·try \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ə-trē, ˌdīl-\ noun, plural di·la·tom·e·tries

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