gas·​om·​e·​ter | \ ga-ˈsä-mə-tər How to pronounce gasometer (audio) \

Definition of gasometer

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

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Some conversation, mostly inaudible due to the map, about a gasometer. Katherine A. Powers, WSJ, "‘Transcription’ Review: Heard During Wartime," 20 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of gasometer

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gasometer

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

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The first known use of gasometer was in 1808

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gas·​om·​e·​ter | \ ga-ˈsäm-ət-ər How to pronounce gasometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of gasometer

: a laboratory apparatus for holding and measuring gases

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