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phonometer

[fuh-nom-i-ter, foh-] /fəˈnɒm ɪ tər, foʊ-/
noun
1.
a device for measuring the intensity of a sound.
Origin of phonometer
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; phono- + -meter
Related forms
phonometric
[foh-nuh-me-trik] /ˌfoʊ nəˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
phonometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phonometer

phonometer

/fəˈnɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an apparatus that measures the intensity of sound, esp one calibrated in phons
Derived Forms
phonometric (ˌfəʊnəˈmɛtrɪk), phonometrical, adjective
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phonometer in Medicine

phonometer pho·nom·e·ter (fə-nŏm'ĭ-tər, fō-)
n.
An instrument used to measure the pitch and intensity of sounds.

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