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psychometer

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈmiːtə)
n
1. (Psychology) a device for measuring mental or psychological activity
2. (Psychology) a person supposedly able to deduce facts about events by touching objects relating to them
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The working conditions of the women of the knitted manufactures were studied by traditional methods with use of psychometer, anemometer, noise meter, and aspirator.
Beginning with an epigraph taken from Three Guineas that, not without a touch of the snide, advises Woolf's manifesto's politically and ethically minded addressee to tune in and find out the judgment of "the public psychometer," Avery presents a war of wills between Reith's intention to reify assumptions about British nationalism in the years between the wars and the efforts of writers and some collaborating producers to use radio for just the opposite purpose.
In 2005, CA, NY, MA, and MT have taken the initiative a step further, introducing legislation that also prohibits the sale or distribution the following common hospital devices if they contain mercury: sphygmomanometer, barometer, esophageal dilator, bougie tube, gastrointestinal tube, flow meter, hydrometer, psychometer, manometer, and pyrometer.