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tensiometer

noun ten·si·om·e·ter \ˌten(t)-sē-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of TENSIOMETER

1
:  a device for measuring tension (as of structural material)
2
:  an instrument for determining the moisture content of soil
3
:  an instrument for measuring the surface tension of liquids
ten·sio·met·ric \-sē-ō-ˈme-trik\ adjective
ten·si·om·e·try \-sē-ˈä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of TENSIOMETER

tension
First Known Use: 1912

tensiometer

noun ten·si·om·e·ter \ˌten(t)-sē-ˈäm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TENSIOMETER

1
:  a device for measuring tension
2
:  an instrument for measuring the surface tension of liquids

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