brontometer

noun
bron·​tom·​e·​ter | \ brän‧ˈtämətə(r) \

Definition of brontometer

: an instrument for recording the phenomena of thunderstorms (such as times of occurrence, frequency, and intensity of the lightning discharges)

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History and Etymology for brontometer

International Scientific Vocabulary bront- + -meter; probably originally formed as French brontomètre

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“Brontometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brontometer. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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