dilatometer

noun
di·​la·​tom·​e·​ter | \ ˌdi-lə-ˈtä-mə-tər How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) , ˌdī- \

Definition of dilatometer

: an instrument for measuring expansion

Other Words from dilatometer

dilatometric \ ˌdi-​lə-​tō-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) , ˌdī-​ \ adjective
dilatometry \ ˌdi-​lə-​ˈtä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) , ˌdī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of dilatometer

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dilatometer was circa 1883

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“Dilatometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dilatometer. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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dilatometer

noun
di·​la·​tom·​e·​ter | \ ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ət-ər How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) , ˌdīl- How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) \

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 How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) \ adjective
dilatometrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) \ adverb
dilatometry \ ˌdil-​ə-​ˈtäm-​ə-​trē How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) , ˌdīl-​ How to pronounce dilatometer (audio) \ noun, plural dilatometries

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