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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.
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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
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at•mom•e•ter(ætˈmɒm ɪ tər)
an instrument for measuring the rate at which water evaporates.
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