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dilatometer

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

Definition of dilatometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring expansion

di·la·to·met·ric play \-tō-ˈme-trik\ adjective
di·la·tom·e·try play \-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of dilatometer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1883


Medical Dictionary

dilatometer

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

Medical Definition of dilatometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring thermal dilatation or expansion especially in determining coefficients of expansion of liquids or solids

  2. di·la·to·met·ric \ˌdil-ət-ə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
    di·la·to·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    di·la·tom·e·try \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ə-trē, ˌdīl-\play play noun, plural di·la·tom·e·tries




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