flowmeter

noun
flow·​me·​ter | \ ˈflō-ˌmē-tər How to pronounce flowmeter (audio) \

Definition of flowmeter

: an instrument for measuring one or more properties (such as velocity or pressure) of a flow (as of a liquid in a pipe)

Examples of flowmeter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company, which leased 31,804 square feet, provides automated inspection systems, flowmeters, cleaning tools, coatings and instruments to the oil and gas industry. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, 20 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of flowmeter

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flowmeter was in 1915

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“Flowmeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flowmeter. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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flowmeter

noun
flow·​me·​ter | \ ˈflō-ˌmēt-ər How to pronounce flowmeter (audio) \

Medical Definition of flowmeter

: an instrument for measuring the velocity of flow of a fluid (as blood) in a tube or pipe

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