manometer

noun
ma·​nom·​e·​ter | \ mə-ˈnä-mə-tər How to pronounce manometer (audio) \

Definition of manometer

1 : an instrument (such as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors

Other Words from manometer

manometric \ ˌma-​nə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce manometric (audio) \ adjective
manometrically \ ˌma-​nə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce manometrically (audio) \ adverb
manometry \ mə-​ˈnä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce manometry (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of manometer

circa 1730, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for manometer

French manomètre, from Greek manos sparse, loose, rare (akin to Armenian manr small) + French -mètre

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manometer

noun
ma·​nom·​e·​ter | \ mə-ˈnäm-ət-ər How to pronounce manometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of manometer

1 : an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors

Other Words from manometer

manometric \ ˌman-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce manometric (audio) \ adjective
manometrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce manometrically (audio) \ adverb
manometry \ mə-​ˈnäm-​ə-​trē How to pronounce manometry (audio) \ noun, plural manometries

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