atmometer


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at·mom·e·ter

 (ăt-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that measures the rate of water evaporation. Also called evaporimeter.

[Greek atmos, vapor; see atmosphere + -meter.]

at′mo·met′ric (-mō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
at·mom′e·try n.

atmometer

(ætˈmɒmɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation of water into the atmosphere. Also called: evaporimeter or evaporometer
2. (Tools) an instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation of water into the atmosphere. Also called: evaporimeter or evaporometer
atˈmometry n

at•mom•e•ter

(ætˈmɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for measuring the rate at which water evaporates.
[1805–15]
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Noun1.atmometer - an instrument that measures rate of evaporation of water
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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