dilatometer

noun
di·la·tom·e·ter | \ˌdi-lə-ˈtä-mə-tər, ˌdī-\

Definition of dilatometer 

: an instrument for measuring expansion

Other Words from dilatometer

dilatometric \-tō-ˈme-trik \ adjective
dilatometry \-ˈtä-mə-trē \ noun

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circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

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dilatometer

noun
di·la·tom·e·ter | \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ət-ər, ˌdīl- \

Medical Definition of dilatometer 

: an instrument for measuring thermal dilatation or expansion especially in determining coefficients of expansion of liquids or solids

Other Words from dilatometer

dilatometric \ˌdil-ət-ə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
dilatometrically \-tri-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
dilatometry \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ə-trē, ˌdīl- \ noun plural dilatometries

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