microphotometer

noun
mi·​cro·​pho·​tom·​e·​ter | \ ˌmī-krə-fō-ˈtä-mə-tər How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \

Definition of microphotometer

: an instrument for measuring the amount of light transmitted or reflected by small areas or for measuring the relative densities of spectral lines on a photographic film or plate

Other Words from microphotometer

microphotometric \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˌfō-​tə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ adjective
microphotometrically \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˌfō-​tə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ adverb
microphotometry \ ˌmī-​krə-​fō-​ˈtä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of microphotometer

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for microphotometer

micro- + photometer

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“Microphotometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microphotometer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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microphotometer

noun
mi·​cro·​pho·​tom·​e·​ter | \ -fō-ˈtäm-ət-ər How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of microphotometer

: an instrument for measuring the amount of light transmitted or reflected by small areas or for measuring the relative densities of spectral lines on a photographic film or plate

Other Words from microphotometer

microphotometric \ -​ˌfōt-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ adjective
microphotometrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ adverb
microphotometry \ -​fō-​ˈtäm-​ə-​trē How to pronounce microphotometer (audio) \ noun, plural microphotometries

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