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pulsometer

[puhl-som-i-ter] /pʌlˈsɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a pulsimeter.
2.
a pump without pistons, utilizing the pressure of steam and the partial vacuum caused by the condensation of steam alternately in two chambers.
Origin of pulsometer
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; pulse1 + -o- + -meter
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  • With the pulsometer pumps working night and day they couldn't keep the water out of the test pier he had sunk.

British Dictionary definitions for pulsometer

pulsometer

/pʌlˈsɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
another name for pulsimeter
2.
a vacuum pump that operates by steam being condensed and water admitted alternately in two chambers
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