bathometer


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ba·thom·e·ter

 (bə-thŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to measure the depth of water.
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bathometer

(bəˈθɒmɪtə) or

bathymeter

n
(Physical Geography) an instrument for measuring the depth of water
bathometric adj
ˌbathoˈmetrically adv
bathometry n
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ba•thom•e•ter

(bəˈθɒm ɪ tər)

n.
a device for ascertaining the depth of water, as in a lake or ocean.
[1870–75]
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bathometer, bathymeter

Oceanography. a device for ascertaining the depth of water.
See also: Depth
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Noun1.bathometer - an instrument that measures the depth 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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