sensitometer

noun
sen·​si·​tom·​e·​ter | \ ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtä-mə-tər How to pronounce sensitometer (audio) \

Definition of sensitometer

: an instrument for measuring sensitivity of photographic material

Other Words from sensitometer

sensitometric \ ˌsen(t)-​sə-​tə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce sensitometer (audio) \ adjective
sensitometry \ ˌsen(t)-​sə-​ˈtä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce sensitometer (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of sensitometer

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sensitometer

International Scientific Vocabulary sensitive + -o- + -meter

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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 30 Jun. 2022.

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