flowmeter

[floh-mee-ter]

noun

an instrument for measuring the flow rate of a fluid in a pipe.

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  8. flowy,
  9. floyd,
  10. floyd, carlisle

Origin of flowmeter

First recorded in 1915–20; flow + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for flowmeter

flowmeter

noun

an instrument that measures the rate of flow of a liquid or gas within a pipe or tube
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Medicine definitions for flowmeter

flowmeter

[flōmē′-tər]

n.

An instrument for monitoring, measuring, or recording the rate of flow, pressure, or discharge of liquids or gases.

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