[ aw-dee-om-i-ter ]
/ ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tər /
an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for audiometer
/ (ˌɔːdɪˈɒmɪtə) /
an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
Derived Formsaudiometric (ˌɔːdɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiveaudiometrically, adverbaudiometrist, nounaudiometry, noun
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Medicine definitions for audiometer
[ ô′dē-ŏm′ĭ-tər ]
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.
Related formsau′di•o•met′ric (-ō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.au′di•o•me•tri′cian (-ō-mə-trĭsh′ən) n.au′di•om′e•try n.
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