Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for measuring the natural percolation of rain through a given depth of soil.
- n. An instrument for determining the quantity of matter held in solution in a liquid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An instrument for measuring the water that percolates through a certain depth of soil.
“The station sits atop a weighing lysimeter, which is helping determine how much water growing plants actually use.”
“There is, of course, a more direct method of water-use estimation, which measures water abstraction from a lysimeter containing soil and the growing plant.”
“Some different soil types of the pampa were tested on their water holding capacity in a lysimeter experiment with alfalfa as the test crop.”
“He cited the lysimeter, a soil tank, in which loss of moisture is measured.”
“To see the lysimeter itself, requires going through a metal hatch down a ladder in a 12-foot hole in the ground.”
“The smaller one is a reference lysimeter in a nearby field that is 5-feet by 5-feet and 8 feet deep.”
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