[ lahy-sim-i-ter ]
/ laɪˈsɪm ɪ tər /
an instrument for determining the amount of water-soluble matter in soil.
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Example sentences from the Web for lysimeter
Lysimeter, lī-sim′e-tėr, n. an instrument for measuring the rate of percolation of rain through a soil.
British Dictionary definitions for lysimeter
/ (laɪˈsɪmɪtə) /
an instrument for determining solubility, esp the amount of water-soluble matter in soil
Word Origin for lysimeter
C20: from lysi- (variant of lyso-) + -meter
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