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  1. an instrument for measuring the amount of dust in the air.
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Origin of konimeter

1915–20; < Greek kóni(s) dust + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for konimeter


  1. a device for measuring airborne dust concentration in which samples are obtained by sucking the air through a hole and allowing it to pass over a glass plate coated with grease on which the particles collect
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Word Origin

C20: from Greek konia dust + -meter
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