fall phonometer

noun

Definition of fall phonometer

: an instrument used in experimental psychology designed to furnish sounds whose intensities are in known ratios by permitting balls to drop from different heights upon plates of metal or slate

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“Fall phonometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20phonometer. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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