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.

Origin of pulsometer

First recorded in 1855–60; pulse1 + -o- + -meter
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  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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