lysimeter

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noun ly·sim·e·ter \lī-ˈsi-mə-tər\

Definition of lysimeter

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

lysimetric

play \ˌlī-sə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

1879

First Known Use of lysimeter

1879


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lysimeter

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noun ly·sim·e·ter \lī-ˈsim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of lysimeter

  1. :  a device for measuring the solubility of a substance

lysimetric

\ˌlī-sə-ˈme-trik\play adjective

lysimetry

\lī-ˈsim-ə-trē\play noun plural

lysimetries


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