[ ten-sim-i-ter ]
/ tɛnˈsɪm ɪ tər /
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Words nearby tensimeter
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Example sentences from the Web for tensimeter
The apparatus usually employed for this purpose is the Bremer-Frowein tensimeter (p. 91).The Phase Rule and Its Applications|Alexander Findlay
British Dictionary definitions for tensimeter
/ (tɛnˈsɪmɪtə) /
an instrument used to compare the vapour pressures of two liquids, usually consisting of two sealed bulbs containing the liquids, each being connected to one limb of a manometer
Word Origin for tensimeter
C20: from tensi (on) + -meter
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