an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing.
Origin of audiometer
Also called sonometer.
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Audiometer, awd-i-om′et-ėr, n. an instrument for measuring and recording differences in the power of hearing.
an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
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An electrical instrument for measuring the threshold of hearing for pure tones of normally audible frequencies generally varying from 200 to 8000 hertz and recorded in decibels.
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