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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.
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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
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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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[ET.sub.c] has been estimated or measured using other methods, for example, weighing lysimeters, evaporation pan, soil water balance, atmometer, Bowen Ratio Energy Balance System (BREBS), and Eddy Covariance (EC).
Direct methods include weighing lysimeters and soil water balance estimations, while indirect methods include pan evaporation, atmometer, Bowen Ratio Energy Balance System (BREBS), Eddy Covariance (EC), scintillometer, sap flow, and remote sensing [1].
Motivated observers were encouraged to purchase a fairly inexpensive atmometer (~$220) known as an ETgage (Gavilan and Castillo-Llanque 2009) to deploy during the growing season months (Fig.
Behind the last pump in a series, for the purpose of regulation and control of the process, a slurry flowmeters, slurry densitometer, atmometer in pipeline are to be installed.
At high elevation on Maui, the calculated [P.sub.p] was high (and was consistent with measured atmometer evaporation rates [E.sub.m]), whereas rainfall was moderate to low.
Potential ET, as monitored with an atmometer positioned at canopy height, was fairly constant at 3.5 cm [wk.sup.-1].
There are several methods for in situ measurement of ET including pan evaporation (large/small), atmometers, evapotranspirometers tanks, lysimeters, Bowen ratio [13] based on meteorological data, the eddy covariance method using flux tower measurements, and scintillometers [14].
Martin, for "Using Modified Atmometers (ET gage) for Irrigation Management."
Utilizing atmometers to manage and conserve groundwater in the Ogallalla aquifer
Estimating turfgrass evapotranspiration using atmometers and the PenmanMonteith model.
Canopy microclimate was evaluated with a sunfleck ceptometer, atmometers, Skye 660 (red)/730 (far red) light meter, and by point quadrat.