Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An air-holder constructed upon the principle of the gasometer, whence the name. See gasometer.
  • noun Same as air-meter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water.

Etymologies

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air +‎ -meter

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