pistonphone

noun
pis·​ton·​phone | \ -ˌfōn \

Definition of pistonphone

: an instrument for measuring acoustic intensity by the displacement of a piston resulting from the sound pressure upon it

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History and Etymology for pistonphone

piston + -phone

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“Pistonphone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pistonphone. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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