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densitometer

[den-si-tom-i-ter] /ˌdɛn sɪˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
Photography. an instrument for measuring the density of negatives.
2.
a densimeter.
Origin of densitometer
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; densit(y) + -o- + -meter
Related forms
densitometric
[den-si-tuh-me-trik] /ˌdɛn sɪ təˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
densitometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for densitometer

densitometer

/ˌdɛnsɪˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
Derived Forms
densitometric (ˌdɛnsɪtəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
densitometry, noun
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densitometer in Medicine

densitometer den·si·tom·e·ter (děn'sĭ-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.

  1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.

  2. See densimeter.


den'si·tom'e·try (-ĭ-trē)
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