tensimeter

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


Nearby words

  1. tensile,
  2. tensile strength,
  3. tensile stress,
  4. tensilely,
  5. tensility,
  6. tensiometer,
  7. tension,
  8. tension cavity,
  9. tension curve,
  10. tension headache

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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