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manometer

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noun ma·nom·e·ter \mə-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Definition of manometer

  1. 1 :  an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors

  2. 2 :  sphygmomanometer

manometric play \ˌma-nə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
manometrically play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
manometry play \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


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manometer

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noun ma·nom·e·ter \mə-ˈnäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of manometer

  1. 1:  an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors

  2. 2:  sphygmomanometer

manometric \ˌman-ə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
manometrically \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
manometry \mə-ˈnäm-ə-trē\play noun plural manometries



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