velocimeter

noun
ve·​lo·​cim·​e·​ter | \ ˌvē-lō-ˈsi-mə-tər How to pronounce velocimeter (audio) , ˌve- \

Definition of velocimeter

: a device for measuring speed (as of fluid flow or sound)

First Known Use of velocimeter

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for velocimeter

veloci(ty) + -meter

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“Velocimeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/velocimeter. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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