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McLeod gauge

noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. a device for determining very low gas pressures by manometrically measuring the pressure of a sample after its compression to a known fraction of its original volume.
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Origin of McLeod gauge

named after Herbert McLeod (1841–1932), English chemist
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