transmissometer

noun trans·mis·som·e·ter \ ˌtran(t)s-(ˌ)mi-ˈsä-mə-tər , 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


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