udometer


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u·dom·e·ter

 (yo͞o-dŏm′ĭ-tər)
[Latin ūdus, wet (contraction of ūvidus) + -meter.]

udometer

(juːˈdɒmɪtə)
n
1. (Physical Geography) an archaic term for rain gauge
2. (Tools) an archaic term for rain gauge
[C19: from French, from Latin ūdus damp]
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Noun1.udometer - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitationudometer - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
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A rain gauge (also known as a udometer or a pluviometer or a cup) is a type of instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation over a set period.