tensiometer

noun
ten·si·om·e·ter | \ ˌten(t)-sē-ˈä-mə-tər \

Definition of tensiometer 

1 : a device for measuring tension (as of structural material)

2 : an instrument for determining the moisture content of soil

3 : an instrument for measuring the surface tension of liquids

Other words from tensiometer

tensiometric \ˌten(t)-sē-ō-ˈme-trik \ adjective
tensiometry \ˌten(t)-sē-ˈä-mə-trē \ noun

First Known Use of tensiometer

1912, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tensiometer

tension

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tensiometer

noun
ten·si·om·e·ter | \ ˌten(t)-sē-ˈäm-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of tensiometer 

1 : a device for measuring tension

2 : an instrument for measuring the surface tension of liquids

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