densitometer


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den·si·tom·e·ter

 (dĕn′sĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.


den′si·tom′e·try (-trē) n.
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densitometer

(ˌdɛnsɪˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
densitometric adj
ˌdensiˈtometry n
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den•si•tom•e•ter

(ˌdɛn sɪˈtɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for measuring the density of photographic negatives.
[1900–05]
den`si•to•met′ric (-təˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
den`si•tom′e•try, n.
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densitometer

an optical device for measuring the density of a photographic negative.
See also: Photography
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.densitometer - a measuring instrument for determining optical or photographic density
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
microphotometer - special kind of densitometer that measures density variations over a very small area
2.densitometer - a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
dasymeter - densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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