lysimeter

noun
ly·​sim·​e·​ter | \ lī-ˈsi-mə-tər How to pronounce lysimeter (audio) \

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 How to pronounce lysimeter (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of lysimeter

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Lysimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lysimeter. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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lysimeter

noun
ly·​sim·​e·​ter | \ lī-ˈsim-ət-ər How to pronounce lysimeter (audio) \

Medical Definition of lysimeter

: a device for measuring the solubility of a substance

Other Words from lysimeter

lysimetric \ ˌlī-​sə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce lysimeter (audio) \ adjective
lysimetry \ lī-​ˈsim-​ə-​trē How to pronounce lysimeter (audio) \ noun, plural lysimetries

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