rotameter

noun
ro·​ta·​me·​ter | \ ˈrō-tə-ˌmē-tər How to pronounce rotameter (audio) , rō-ˈta-mə-tər How to pronounce rotameter (audio) \

Definition of rotameter

: a gauge that consists of a graduated glass tube containing a free float for measuring the flow of a fluid

First Known Use of rotameter

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rotameter

Latin rota + English -meter

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“Rotameter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotameter. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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rotameter

noun
ro·​ta·​me·​ter | \ ˈrōt-ə-ˌmēt-ər How to pronounce rotameter (audio) , rō-ˈtam-ət- How to pronounce rotameter (audio) \

Medical Definition of rotameter

: a gauge that consists of a graduated glass tube containing a free float for measuring the flow of a liquid or gas

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