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transmissometer

[trans-muh-som-i-ter, tranz-] /ˌtræns məˈsɒm ɪ tər, ˌtrænz-/
noun, Meteorology.
1.
an instrument for measuring visibility or the transmission of light in the atmosphere.
Also called hazemeter, transmittance meter.
Origin of transmissometer
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; transmiss(ion) + -o- + -meter
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