manometer


ma·nom·e·ter

noun \mə-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Definition of MANOMETER

1
:  an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors
2
man·o·met·ric \ˌma-nə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
man·o·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
ma·nom·e·try \mə-ˈnä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of MANOMETER

French manomètre, from Greek manos sparse, loose, rare (akin to Armenian manr small) + French -mètre
First Known Use: circa 1730

ma·nom·e·ter

noun \mə-ˈnäm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANOMETER

1
: an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors
mano·met·ric \ˌman-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
mano·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
ma·nom·e·try \mə-ˈnäm-ə-trē\ noun, plural ma·nom·e·tries

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