eudiometer

noun
eu·​di·​om·​e·​ter | \ ˌyü-dē-ˈä-mə-tər How to pronounce eudiometer (audio) \

Definition of eudiometer

: an instrument for the volumetric measurement and analysis of gases

Other Words from eudiometer

eudiometric \ ˌyü-​dē-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce eudiometric (audio) \ adjective
eudiometrically \ ˌyü-​dē-​ə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce eudiometrically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of eudiometer

1777, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eudiometer

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

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“Eudiometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eudiometer. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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eudiometer

noun
eu·​di·​om·​e·​ter | \ ˌyüd-ē-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce eudiometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of eudiometer

: an instrument for the volumetric measurement and analysis of gases

Other Words from eudiometer

eudiometric \ ˌyüd-​ē-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce eudiometric (audio) \ adjective
eudiometrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce eudiometrically (audio) \ adverb

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