transmissometer

noun
trans·​mis·​som·​e·​ter | \ ˌtran(t)s-(ˌ)mi-ˈsä-mə-tər How to pronounce transmissometer (audio) , ˌtranz- \

Definition of transmissometer

: an instrument for measuring the transmission of light through a fluid (such as the atmosphere)

First Known Use of transmissometer

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Transmissometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transmissometer. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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