tintometer

[ tin-tom-i-ter ]
/ tɪnˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a precision instrument for comparing tints or colors with those used as arbitrary standards.

Origin of tintometer

First recorded in 1885–90; tint + -o- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM tintometer

tint·o·met·ric [tin-tuh-me-trik] /ˌtɪn təˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectivetint·om·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tintometer

tintometer
/ (tɪnˈtɒmɪtə) /

noun

another name for colorimeter (def. 1)
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