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au·di·om·e·ter

 (ô′dē-ŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring hearing activity for pure tones of normally audible frequencies. Also called sonometer.

au′di·o·met′ric (-ō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
au′di·om′e·try n.

audiometer

(ˌɔːdɪˈɒmɪtə)
n
1. (Physiology) an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
2. (Tools) an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
audiometric adj
ˌaudioˈmetrically adv
ˌaudiˈometrist n
ˌaudiˈometry n

au•di•om•e•ter

(ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing.
[1875–80]

audiometer

an instrument for testing hearing. Also called sonometer.audiometry, n.audiometric, adj.
See also: Hearing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiometer - an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearingaudiometer - an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations

audiometer

[ˌɔːdɪˈɒmɪtəʳ] Naudiómetro m

audiometer

nAudiometer nt, → Gehörmesser m

audiometer

n audiómetro
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