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manometer
To calculate pressure in a
U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the right shows a reading of 4.

ma·nom·e·ter

 (mă-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An instrument used for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.
2. A sphygmomanometer.

[Greek manos, sparse; see men- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

man′o·met′ric (măn′ə-mĕt′rĭk), man′o·met′ri·cal adj.
man′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
ma·nom′e·try n.
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manometer

(məˈnɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument for comparing pressures; typically a glass U-tube containing mercury, in which pressure is indicated by the difference in levels in the two arms of the tube
[C18: from French manomètre, from Greek manos sparse + metron measure]
manometric, ˌmanoˈmetrical adj
ˌmanoˈmetrically adv
maˈnometry n
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ma•nom•e•ter

(məˈnɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for measuring the pressure of a fluid, consisting of a tube filled with a liquid, the level of the liquid being determined by the fluid pressure.
[1725–30; < French manomètre]
man•o•met•ric (ˌmæn əˈmɛ trɪk) man`o•met′ri•cal, adj.
man`o•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
ma•nom′e•try, n.
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manometer
To calculate pressure in a U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the left is at equilibrium. The manometer on the right shows readings of 2 above zero and 2 below zero, indicating a pressure of 4.

ma·nom·e·ter

(mə-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument that measures the pressure exerted by liquids and gases.
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manometer

1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or vapors.
2. an instrument for measuring blood pressure. Also called sphygmanometer.manometric, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or vapors.
2. an instrument for measuring blood pressure. Also called sphygmomanometer. — manometric. adj.
See also: Instruments
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manometer - a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gasmanometer - a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gas
pressure gage, pressure gauge - gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure
tensimeter - a manometer for measuring vapor pressure
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Translations
ManometerDruckmessgerät
manometr

manometer

[məˈnɒmɪtəʳ] Nmanómetro m
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manometer

n (Tech) → Manometer nt
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manometer

[məˈnɒmɪtəʳ] nmanometro
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ma·nom·e·ter

n. manómetro, instrumento para medir la presión de líquidos o gases.
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