Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instrument for measuring hearing activity for pure tones of normally audible frequencies.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument designed to gage the power of hearing and record it upon an arbitrary scale.

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

  • noun (Acous.) An instrument by which the power of hearing can be gauged and recorded on a scale.

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

  • noun An instrument which is used to determine the acuity of hearing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing

Etymologies

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audio- + -meter

Examples

  • It was during this period that he developed a new type of audiometer which is operated by the patient and has applications outside the field of hearing.

    Georg von Békésy - Biography

  • Once you have passed the battery of language tests, you will then have to pass the polygraph and an audiometer hearing test.

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  • Their voices carried clearly under the immense dome of the rotunda, and the scraping of chairs as they sat down would have pushed the needle of an audiometer into the high sector.

    Quiller Meridian

  • The researchers used an audiometer and vision charts to evaluate 14 rural Mozambican subjects who reported impaired hearing and 11 who reported impaired vision, both before and after the subjects received proximal intercessory prayer (PIP).

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  • Brown and her colleagues focused only on hearing and seeing impairments because they are relatively easy to measure with an audiometer and vision charts.

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  • There is a hydro power station, mineral home, audiometer, sound echo system, the structure of genes, and a sun-dial and other equipment which provide information about science.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The researchers used an audiometer and vision charts to evaluate 14 rural Mozambican subjects who reported impaired hearing and 11 who reported impaired vision, both before and after the subjects received proximal intercessory prayer (PIP).

    Newswise: Latest News

  • This data can include hearing and pulmonary tests which can be brought over automatically from an audiometer or spirometer.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Dad stood next to the audie and watched her set puretones from her audiometer.

    AllDeaf.com

  • Dad stood next to the audie and watched her set puretones from her audiometer.

    AllDeaf.com

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