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pho·tom·e·ter

 (fō-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring a property of light, especially luminous intensity or flux.

photometer

(fəʊˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument used in photometry, usually one that compares the illumination produced by a particular light source with that produced by a standard source. See also spectrophotometer

pho•tom•e•ter

(foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument that measures luminous intensity or brightness, luminous flux, light distribution, color, etc., usu. by comparing the light emitted by two sources, one source having certain specified standard characteristics.
[1770–80]

photometer

an instrument for measuring various characteristics of light, as intensity, distribution, flux, color, etc.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photometer - measuring instrument for measuring the luminous intensity of a source by comparing it (visually or photoelectrically) with a standard sourcephotometer - measuring instrument for measuring the luminous intensity of a source by comparing it (visually or photoelectrically) with a standard source
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
spectrophotometer - a photometer for comparing two light radiations wavelength by wavelength
2.photometer - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of lightphotometer - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light
cytophotometer - a photometer that can be used to locate and identify chemical compounds in a cell by measuring the intensity of the light that passes through stained sections of the cytoplasm
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
Translations

photometer

[fəˈtɒmətəʳ] Nfotómetro m

photometer

nFotometer nt
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The objective of this study was to identify if any significant difference existed between the capillary blood glucose levels of healthy volunteers tested using a capillary blood glucose reagent test strip and reflectance photometer, comparing results obtained (i) with and without the use of 70% isopropyl alcohol to prepare the site of skin puncture and results obtained (ii) with and without 70% isopropyl alcohol using the first and second drops of blood.
Combur 10-Test M strips on a Miditron automated reflectance photometer (Roche) (13,14), used in our routine laboratory, were used in parallel as a control.
A reflectance photometer recorded the reflectance of each slide on each rotation as it passed an observation point, and automated data reduction converted the reflectance data to concentration units.