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piezometer

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noun pi·e·zom·e·ter \ˌpē-ə-ˈzä-mə-tər, pē-ˌāt-ˈsä-\

Definition of piezometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility; especially :  one for measuring the change of pressure of a material subjected to hydrostatic pressure

piezometric play \pē-ˌā-zə-ˈme-trik, pē-ˌāt-sə-\ adjective


1820

First Known Use of piezometer

1820


Medical Dictionary

piezometer

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noun pi·ezom·e·ter \ˌpē-ə-ˈzäm-ət-ər, pē-ˌāt-ˈsäm-\

Medical Definition of piezometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility; especially :  one for measuring the change of pressure of a material subjected to hydrostatic pressure

piezometric \pē-ˌā-zə-ˈme-trik, pē-ˌāt-sə-\play play adjective
piezometry \ˌpē-ə-ˈzäm-ə-trē, pē-ˌāt-ˈsäm-\play noun plural piezometries



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