[ den-si-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌdɛn sɪˈtɒm ɪ tər /
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Photography. an instrument for measuring the density of negatives.
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OTHER WORDS FROM densitometerden·si·to·met·ric [den-si-tuh-me-trik], /ˌdɛn sɪ təˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveden·si·tom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for densitometer
/ (ˌdɛnsɪˈtɒmɪtə) /
an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
Derived forms of densitometerdensitometric (ˌdɛnsɪtəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivedensitometry, noun
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Medical definitions for densitometer
[ dĕn′sĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər ]
An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.
Other words from densitometerden′si•tom′e•try (-ĭ-trē) n.
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