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 (dĭl′ə-tŏm′ĭ-tər, dī′lə-)
An instrument used to measure thermal expansion and dilation in solids and liquids.

dil′a·to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
dil′a·tom′e·try n.
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(General Physics) any instrument for measuring changes in dimension: often a glass bulb fitted with a long stopper through which a capillary tube runs, used for measuring volume changes of liquids
dilatometric adj
ˌdilatoˈmetrically adv
ˌdilaˈtometry n
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(ˌdɪl əˈtɒm ɪ tər)

a device for measuring expansion from changes in temperature in substances.
dil`a•to•met′ric (-təˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
dil`a•tom′e•try, n.
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The PVT properties were measured with a commercial high-pressure bellows-type dilatometer (Gnomix Inc.
The analyses were performed using a differential horizontal dilatometer (NETZCH DIL 402 C, Selb, Germany) with 3% of accuracy.
Because of dimensional changes accompanying the reaction, its progress can be followed with the aid of a simple dilatometer that permits measurements of the specimen length to be made as a function of temperature.
Direct methods include the dilatometer, the stress meter, and the optical.
According to ASTM E289, the coefficient of the linear thermal expansion (CLTE) of EPs was measured using a dilatometer (DIL402C) from 20[degrees]C to 150[degrees]C at a heating rate 5[degrees]C/min for CLTE test specimens of (25 x 5 x 5 mm).
The standard penetration test (SPT), vane shear test (VST), piezocone test (CPTU), flat plate dilatometer test (DMT), and water pumping test (WPT) are conducted along Line 1.
Thermal expansion of the 5-10 mm long samples was studied by a NETZSCH DIL-402C induction dilatometer in a dynamic process within the 100-750 K range at the rate of heating and cooling of 2-3 K/min.
The tests were performed using an 805 A/D Bahr deformation dilatometer. Details of the tensile sample geometry and deformation dilatometer were given in [6].
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