dilatometer

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

Definition of dilatometer

:an instrument for measuring expansion

dilatometric

play \-tō-ˈme-trik\ adjective

dilatometry

play \-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of dilatometer

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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

dilatometric

play \ˌdil-ət-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

dilatometrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

dilatometry

play \ˌdil-ə-ˈtäm-ə-trē, ˌdīl-\ noun plural dilatometries

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