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An instrument used to measure viscosity. Also called viscosimeter.

[Short for viscosimeter.]

vis′co·met′ric (vĭs′kə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
vis·com′e·try n.
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(vɪsˈkɒmɪtə) or


(General Physics) any device for measuring viscosity
viscometric, ˌviscoˈmetrical adj
visˈcometry n
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(vɪˈskɒm ɪ tər)

also vis•co•sim•eter

(ˌvɪs koʊˈsɪm ɪ tər)

a device for measuring viscosity.
vis•co•met•ric (ˌvɪs kəˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
vis`co•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
vis•com′e•try, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viscometer - a measuring instrument for measuring viscosityviscometer - a measuring instrument for measuring viscosity
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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