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transmissometer

[ trans-muh-som-i-ter, tranz- ]
/ ˌtræns məˈsɒm ɪ tər, ˌtrænz- /
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noun Meteorology.
an instrument for measuring visibility or the transmission of light in the atmosphere.
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Also called hazemeter, transmittance meter.

Origin of transmissometer

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