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  • noun Plural form of manometer.

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  • Every day, for anyone who wants to get into this building, including someone like myself who has a Capitol Hill badge, we have to go through manometers, we pass through multiple levels of security to get into it.

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  • Pokier helped in working out the Halbmodelle solution: bisecting the model lengthwise and mounting it flat-side to the wall of the test chamber, bringing the tubes through that way to all the manometers outside.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • This was done with manometers, which were led from the neck vessels into both compartments of the right heart as well as into the left heart chamber.

    Werner Forssmann - Nobel Lecture

  • The apparatus may be employed under the same circumstances as glass and U-shaped water manometers, with the further advantage that the results are registered, and consequently can be more easily compared.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

  • When the bulb is pinched between the fingers, the mercury is forced up to the same height in each of the manometers, thus proving that the pressure is exerted equally in the three directions, up, down, and sideways.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889

  • Aime sank manometers filled with air into the sea till the pressure upon them was equal to that of four hundred atmospheres; Berthelot, by the expansion of mercury in a thermometer tube, succeeded in exerting a pressure of seven hundred and eighty atmospheres upon oxygen.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 470, January 3, 1885

  • The three manometers are filled to the same level with mercury, the quantity being adjusted by means of a pipette.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889

  • The arrangement acts both as a sucking and blowing apparatus, and is furnished with two manometers and proper taps, etc.

    On Laboratory Arts

  • For this purpose water manometers have hitherto been employed; but, although the indications given by these are very accurate, their form and weight are such as to render them not easily transportable; and then, again, considerable care is necessary in putting them in place.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

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