transmissometer

[ trans-muh-som-i-ter, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns məˈsɒm ɪ tər, ˌtrænz- /

noun Meteorology.

an instrument for measuring visibility or the transmission of light in the atmosphere.

Nearby words

  1. transmission density,
  2. transmission line,
  3. transmissive,
  4. transmissively,
  5. transmissivity,
  6. transmit,
  7. transmittal,
  8. transmittance,
  9. transmittancy,
  10. transmitter

Origin of transmissometer

First recorded in 1930–35; transmiss(ion) + -o- + -meter

Also called hazemeter, transmittance meter.

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