piezometer


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pi·e·zom·e·ter

 (pē′ĭ-zŏm′ĭ-tər, pī′-)
n.
An instrument for measuring pressure, especially high pressure.

pi·e′zo·met′ric (pē-ā′-zə-mĕt′rĭk, pī-ē′-) adj.
pi′e·zom′e·try n.

piezometer

(ˌpaɪɪˈzɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) any instrument for the measurement of pressure (piezometry), esp very high pressure, or for measuring the compressibility of materials under pressure
piezometric adj
piˌezoˈmetrically adv

pi•e•zom•e•ter

(ˌpaɪ əˈzɒm ɪ tər, ˌpi ə-)

n.
any of several instruments for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the compressibility of a substance when subjected to such a pressure.
[1810–20; < Greek piéz(ein) to press + -o- + -meter]
pi•e•zo•met•ric (paɪˌi zəˈmɛ trɪk, piˌeɪ-) pi•e`zo•met′ri•cal, adj.
pi`e•zom′e•try, (-tri) n.

piezometer

one of various devices for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the degree of compressibility of a substance when subjected to such pressure. — piezometric, adj.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piezometer - a measuring instrument for measuring high pressures
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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