lysimeter

noun
ly·sim·e·ter | \lī-ˈsi-mə-tər \

Definition of lysimeter 

: a device for measuring the percolation of water through soils and for determining the soluble constituents removed in the drainage

Other Words from lysimeter

lysimetric \ˌlī-sə-ˈme-trik \ adjective

First Known Use of lysimeter

1879, in the meaning defined above

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lysimeter

noun
ly·sim·e·ter | \lī-ˈsim-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of lysimeter 

: a device for measuring the solubility of a substance

Other Words from lysimeter

lysimetric \ˌlī-sə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
lysimetry \lī-ˈsim-ə-trē \ noun plural lysimetries

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