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lysimeter

[lahy-sim-i-ter] /laɪˈsɪm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for determining the amount of water-soluble matter in soil.
Origin of lysimeter
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; lysi- + -meter
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lysimeter

/laɪˈsɪmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for determining solubility, esp the amount of water-soluble matter in soil
Word Origin
C20: from lysi- (variant of lyso-) + -meter
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