[ dil-uh-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌdɪl əˈtɒm ɪ tər /
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a device for measuring expansion caused by changes in temperature in substances.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dilatometerdil·a·to·met·ric [dil-uh-tuh-me-trik], /ˌdɪl ə təˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivedil·a·to·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbdil·a·tom·e·try, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dilatometer
In using the dilatometer, two methods of procedure may be followed.
The dilatometer was charged with a mixture of the two sulphates.
British Dictionary definitions for dilatometer
/ (ˌdɪləˈtɒmɪtə) /
any instrument for measuring changes in dimension: often a glass bulb fitted with a long stopper through which a capillary tube runs, used for measuring volume changes of liquids
Derived forms of dilatometerdilatometric (ˌdɪlətəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivedilatometrically, adverbdilatometry, noun
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