gasometer

noun gas·om·e·ter \ ga-ˈsä-mə-tər \

Definition of gasometer

1 : gasholder
2 : a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases

Origin and Etymology of gasometer

French gazomètre, from gaz + -o- + -mètre -meter


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gasometer

noun gas·om·e·ter \ ga-ˈsäm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of gasometer

: a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases

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