from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument for measuring the power of the sense of hearing. Also called
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics.) An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of hearing.
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- noun physics An
instrumentfor measuringthe acutenessof the senseof hearing.
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From Ancient Greek ἀκούω (akouō, "I hear") + -meter
The acoumeter is largely used by aurists and can be obtained from the optician.