diaphanometer

[dahy-af-uh-nom-i-ter]

noun

an instrument for measuring the transparency of a solid, liquid, or gas.

Nearby words

  1. diapente,
  2. diaper,
  3. diaper dermatitis,
  4. diaper rash,
  5. diaphaneity,
  6. diaphanoscope,
  7. diaphanoscopy,
  8. diaphanous,
  9. diaphemetric,
  10. diaphone

Origin of diaphanometer

First recorded in 1780–90; diaphan(ous) + -o- + -meter

Related formsdi·aph·a·no·met·ric [dahy-af-uh-nuh-me-trik] /daɪˌæf ə nəˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivedi·aph·a·nom·e·try, noun

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