fluorometer

noun
fluo·​rom·​e·​ter | \ flu̇-ˈrä-mə-tər How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) , flȯ- \
variants: or fluorimeter \ flu̇-​ˈri-​mə-​tər How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) , flȯ-​ \

Definition of fluorometer

: an instrument for measuring fluorescence and related phenomena (such as intensity of radiation)

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Other Words from fluorometer

fluorometric or fluorimetric \ ˌflu̇r-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) , ˌflȯr-​ \ adjective
fluorometry \ flu̇-​ˈrä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) , flȯ-​ \ or fluorimetry \ flu̇-​ˈri-​mə-​trē How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) , flȯ-​ \ noun

Examples of fluorometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once the fluorometer detected the dye, the AUV spiraled up to the surface in an attempt to maintain the position of the source. Stav Dimitropoulos, Popular Mechanics, "Meet the Machines That Could Unlock the Ocean's Deepest Secrets," 11 June 2019 After the dye is released, scientists measure its concentration downstream with devices called fluorometers and by taking water samples. Jennifer Adler, National Geographic, "Mesmerizing Photos Reveal Hidden World of Underwater Caves," 29 Mar. 2017 After the dye is released, scientists measure its concentration downstream with devices called fluorometers and by taking water samples. Jennifer Adler, National Geographic, "Mesmerizing Photos Reveal Hidden World of Underwater Caves," 29 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of fluorometer

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fluorometer was in 1897

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“Fluorometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluorometer. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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fluorometer

noun
flu·​o·​rom·​e·​ter | \ ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) \
variants: or fluorimeter \ -​ˈim-​ How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluorometer

: an instrument for measuring fluorescence that is used especially to determine intensities of radiations (as X-rays) from the fluorescence they produce or from concentrations of substances (as uranium or vitamins of the B complex) capable of forming fluorescent compounds

Other Words from fluorometer

fluorometric or fluorimetric \ ˌflu̇(-​ə)r-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) \ adjective
fluorometry \ ˌflu̇(-​ə)r-​ˈäm-​ə-​trē How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) \ or fluorimetry \ -​ˈim-​ How to pronounce fluorometer (audio) \ noun, plural fluorometries or fluorimetries

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