osmometer

[ oz-mom-i-ter, os- ]
/ ɒzˈmɒm ɪ tər, ɒs- /

noun

an instrument used in osmometry.

QUIZZES

THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC

Do you study our Words of the Day with great assiduity? See how many you remember from March 30 to April 5!
Question 1 of 7
transliterate

Origin of osmometer

First recorded in 1850–55; osmo- + -meter
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for osmometer

osmometer
/ (ɒzˈmɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring osmotic pressure

Derived forms of osmometer

osmometric (ˌɒzməˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiveosmometrically, adverbosmometry, noun

Word Origin for osmometer

C20: from osmo (sis) + -meter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012