- an instrument for determining the amount of water-soluble matter in soil.
Origin of lysimeter
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Lysimeter, lī-sim′e-tėr, n. an instrument for measuring the rate of percolation of rain through a soil.
- an instrument for determining solubility, esp the amount of water-soluble matter in soil
C20: from lysi- (variant of lyso-) + -meter