pluviometer

[ ploo-vee-om-i-ter ]
/ ˌplu viˈɒm ɪ tər /

noun

Origin of pluviometer

1785–95; < Latin pluvi(a) rain + -o- + -meter

Related forms

plu·vi·o·met·ric [ploo-vee-uh-me-trik] /ˌplu vi əˈmɛ trɪk/, plu·vi·o·met·ri·cal, adjectiveplu·vi·om·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pluviometer

pluviometer

/ (ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtə) /

noun

an obsolete word for rain gauge

Derived Forms

pluviometric (ˌpluːvɪəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivepluviometrically, adverbpluviometry, noun
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Science definitions for pluviometer

pluviometer

[ plōō′vē-ŏmĭ-tər ]

An instrument for measuring the amount of precipitation at a given location over a specified period of time. Also called udometer
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