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tensimeter

[ ten-sim-i-ter ]
/ tɛnˈsɪm ɪ tər /
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noun

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Origin of tensimeter

1900–05; tensi(on) (in the former sense “pressure”) + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for tensimeter

tensimeter
/ (tɛnˈsɪmɪtə) /

noun

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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