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viscometer

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noun vis·com·e·ter \vis-ˈkä-mə-tər\

Definition of viscometer

  1. :  an instrument with which to measure viscosity

vis·co·met·ric play \ˌvis-kə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
vis·com·e·try play \-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of viscometer

viscosity + -meter


First Known Use: circa 1883


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viscometer

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noun vis·com·e·ter \vis-ˈkäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of viscometer

  1. :  an instrument used to measure viscosity <a blood viscometer>—called also viscosimeter




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