[ stal-uhg-mom-i-ter ]

nounChemistry, Physics.
  1. an instrument for determining the number of drops, or the weight of each drop, in a given volume of liquid.

Origin of stalagmometer

1860–65; <Greek stalagmó(s) dripping + -meter

Other words from stalagmometer

  • sta·lag·mo·met·ric [stuh-lag-muh-me-trik], /stəˌlæg məˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
  • stal·ag·mom·e·try, noun

Words Nearby stalagmometer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023