Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument designed for testing the density of gases. See manometer.

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

  • noun (Physics) An instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density.

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  • noun An instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density.

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

  • noun densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek for "rough, thick" + -meter.

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