phonometer

[ fuh-nom-i-ter, foh- ]
/ fəˈnɒm ɪ tər, foʊ- /

noun

a device for measuring the intensity of a sound.

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Origin of phonometer

First recorded in 1815–25; phono- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM phonometer

pho·no·met·ric [foh-nuh-me-trik], /ˌfoʊ nəˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivepho·nom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phonometer

phonometer
/ (fəˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun

an apparatus that measures the intensity of sound, esp one calibrated in phons

Derived forms of phonometer

phonometric (ˌfəʊnəˈmɛtrɪk) or phonometrical, adjective
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Medical definitions for phonometer

phonometer
[ fə-nŏmĭ-tər, fō- ]

n.

An instrument used to measure the pitch and intensity of sounds.
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