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gasometer

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noun gas·om·e·ter \ga-ˈsä-mə-tər\

Definition of gasometer

  1. 1 :  gasholder

  2. 2 :  a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases



Origin of gasometer

French gazomètre, from gaz + -o- + -mètre -meter


First Known Use: 1808


Medical Dictionary

gasometer

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noun gas·om·e·ter \ga-ˈsäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of gasometer

  1. :  a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases




Learn More about gasometer

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "gasometer"


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