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pi·e·zom·e·ter

 (pē′ĭ-zŏm′ĭ-tər, pī′-)
n.
An instrument for measuring pressure, especially high pressure.

pi·e′zo·met′ric (pē-ā′-zə-mĕt′rĭk, pī-ē′-) adj.
pi′e·zom′e·try n.

piezometer

(ˌpaɪɪˈzɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) any instrument for the measurement of pressure (piezometry), esp very high pressure, or for measuring the compressibility of materials under pressure
piezometric adj
piˌezoˈmetrically adv

pi•e•zom•e•ter

(ˌpaɪ əˈzɒm ɪ tər, ˌpi ə-)

n.
any of several instruments for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the compressibility of a substance when subjected to such a pressure.
[1810–20; < Greek piéz(ein) to press + -o- + -meter]
pi•e•zo•met•ric (paɪˌi zəˈmɛ trɪk, piˌeɪ-) pi•e`zo•met′ri•cal, adj.
pi`e•zom′e•try, (-tri) n.

piezometer

one of various devices for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the degree of compressibility of a substance when subjected to such pressure. — piezometric, adj.
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Noun1.piezometer - a measuring instrument for measuring high pressures
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Monitoring and control instrument would have automatic water level recorders, vibrating wire piezometers, reactivation of the existing water level observation wells, acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) for a bathymetric survey, permanent discharge measurement station using horizontal acoustic Doppler profiler (H-ADCP), at Bukkur gorge (two numbers), CCTV cameras and telecommunication.
in the context of environmental investigations, Soil reconnaissance surveys as well as the installation of piezometers or piezars will be carried out.
Additionally, the investigation included substantial field testing and monitoring including the installation of piezometers, packer permeability testing, falling head permeability testing, pressuremeter testing, as well as down-hole and surficial electrical resistivity geophysical tests, it stated.
Additionally, the investigation includes substantial field testing and monitoring, including the installation of piezometers, packer permeability testing, falling head permeability testing, pressuremeter testing, as well as down-hole and surficial electrical resistivity geophysical tests.
Piezometers were installed upgradient and downgradient of OWTS flow paths for groundwater sample collection and monitoring.
For the groundwater sampling, two piezometers were installed in the experimental plot and two in the control plot, at a depth of 1.
Every group of piezometers was installed in between 2 laterals and along them (500 meters).
To measure pore water pressure development, pneumatic piezometers and hydraulic piezometers were installed.
However, as most piezometers available cannot cope with extremes of negative water pressure, the Bionics team is using even more specialised equipment.
In the interim, he said, testing devices called piezometers have been installed in the core of the dam.
The screened depth, construction, and installation of these piezometers were identical to the piezometers in the lysimeters.
A survey campaign with three drillings (besides the already existing 24 drillings) and piezometers was organized in order to plan the mining operation and investigate the geological and hydrogeological features of the gypsum body.