Kundt tube

noun
\ ˈku̇nt- \

Definition of Kundt tube

: an acoustically resonating horizontal glass tube in which the standing-wave nodes are exhibited by the distribution of a fine powder and that is used to measure the velocity of sound in gases

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History and Etymology for Kundt tube

after August Kundt †1894 German physicist

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“Kundt tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kundt%20tube. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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