- 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
- 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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