sensitometer

noun

sen·​si·​tom·​e·​ter ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtä-mə-tər How to pronounce sensitometer (audio)
: an instrument for measuring sensitivity of photographic material
sensitometric adjective
sensitometry noun

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary sensitive + -o- + -meter

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sensitometer was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Sensitometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensitometer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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