eudiometer

noun

eu·​di·​om·​e·​ter ˌyü-dē-ˈä-mə-tər How to pronounce eudiometer (audio)
: an instrument for the volumetric measurement and analysis of gases
eudiometric adjective
eudiometrically adverb

Word History

Etymology

modification of Italian eudiometro, from Greek eudia fair weather (from eu- + -dia weather—akin to Latin dies day) + Italian -metro -meter, from Greek metron measure

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eudiometer was in 1777

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Cite this Entry

“Eudiometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eudiometer. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

eudiometer

noun
eu·​di·​om·​e·​ter ˌyüd-ē-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce eudiometer (audio)
: an instrument used to analyze and measure the volume of gases

Medical Definition

eudiometer

noun
eu·​di·​om·​e·​ter ˌyüd-ē-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce eudiometer (audio)
: an instrument for the volumetric measurement and analysis of gases
eudiometric adjective
eudiometrically adverb
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