pluviometer


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plu·vi·om·e·ter

 (plo͞o′vē-ŏm′ĭ-tər)
[Probably from French pluviomètre : Latin pluvia, rain; see pluvious + -mètre, -meter.]

plu′vi·o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk), plu′vi·o·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
plu′vi·o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
plu′vi·om′e·try n.

pluviometer

(ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtə)
n
(Physical Geography) an obsolete word for rain gauge
pluviometric, ˌpluvioˈmetrical adj
ˌpluvioˈmetrically adv
ˌpluviˈometry n
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Noun1.pluviometer - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitationpluviometer - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
Translations

pluviometer

[ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtəʳ] Npluviómetro m

pluviometer

nRegen- or Niederschlagsmesser m, → Pluviometer nt
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Based on the pluviometer data installed in the region, the rate of whole falling was about 426 mm and 22.
Each Signal Corps meteorological station was manned by three Soldiers, led by a sergeant and equipped with a barometer, thermometer, hygrometer, anemometer, anemoscope (wind vane) and pluviometer (rain gauge).
The rainfall measured with the trap had no significant differences with the precipitation volume obtained from the pluviometer of the Automatic Meteorological Station at Zacualtipan, Hidalgo, Mexico.
It is nearly 10 kilometers from the experimental area, and the precipitation data were collected in loco through a pluviometer (rain gauge).
Daily weather data were obtained with a thermohygrometer and a pluviometer installed located 10 meters from the experimental site in the experiment area, which provided daily readings of temperature, relative humidity, and rainfall.
50m depth (the depth of the ceramic candles) was transferred under these suction conditions to the collection trap, first passing through a pluviometer connected to a Tinytag[R] logger that recorded water volume and event time.
Direct measurement of precipitation by pluviometer, totalizer and pluviograph is done by ministry of energy and meteorological organization of country.
A pluviometer was connected to each logger at the flumes to record rainfall intensity at 1-min intervals.
Each station was equipped with a barometer, thermometer, hygrometer, anemometer, anemoscope (wind vane) and pluviometer (rain gauge).
These pluviograms were digitalized with GEDAC--continuous data management--(PEDROLLO, 1997) software and were stored in a databank after consistency analysis to compare the daily values to the values recorded in the pluviometer at the same meteorological station.