piezometer

noun pi·e·zom·e·ter \ ˌpē-ə-ˈzä-mə-tər , pē-ˌāt-ˈsä- \

Definition of piezometer

: an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility; especially : one for measuring the change of pressure of a material subjected to hydrostatic pressure

piezometric

play \pē-ˌā-zə-ˈme-trik, pē-ˌāt-sə-\ adjective

First Known Use of piezometer

1820


Medical Dictionary

piezometer

noun pi·ezom·e·ter \ ˌpē-ə-ˈzäm-ət-ər , pē-ˌāt-ˈsäm- \

medical Definition of piezometer

: an instrument for measuring pressure or compressibility; especially : one for measuring the change of pressure of a material subjected to hydrostatic pressure

piezometric

play \pē-ˌā-zə-ˈme-trik, pē-ˌāt-sə-\ adjective

piezometry

play \ˌpē-ə-ˈzäm-ə-trē, pē-ˌāt-ˈsäm-\ noun plural piezometries

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