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pulsometer

[ puhl-som-i-ter ]

noun

  1. a pulsimeter.
  2. a pump without pistons, utilizing the pressure of steam and the partial vacuum caused by the condensation of steam alternately in two chambers.


pulsometer

/ pʌlˈsɒmɪtə /

noun

  1. another name for pulsimeter
  2. a vacuum pump that operates by steam being condensed and water admitted alternately in two chambers


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pulsometer1

First recorded in 1855–60; pulse 1 + -o- + -meter

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Example Sentences

The Savery principle still survives in the action of the well-known pulsometer steam pump.

With the pulsometer pumps working night and day they couldn't keep the water out of the test pier he had sunk.

Your pump would beat the best pulsometer ever put into a mine.

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