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  • adj. Of or pertaining to manometry, or measured using a manometer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the manometer; made by the manometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the manometer; made with the manometer: as, manometric observations.


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  • The Pettenkofer method was developed from eleven principal measuring techniques including gravimetric, titrimetric, volumetric and manometric.

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  • Total manometric head is the difference in pressure (in metres) between the pump's inlet and outlet points.

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  • The yield-head curve shows how the total manometric head that a pump is able to reach varies in accordance with variations in the pump's output.

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  • This instrument is composed of a metallic vessel or tube which contains the liquid to be exposed to heat, and of a spring manometric apparatus communicating with the tube, and by means of which the existing temperature is shown.

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  • C D is the plate on which are mounted vertically the former, and from which are suspended the latter, b shows the pyrometer, the length of which must be such that the manometric apparatus shall stand out one or two inches from the external surface of the wall, while its tube, traversing the wall, shall reach the very last row of heating cylinders.

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  • He had not been forgetful of 'Visible Speech' all this while, but had been making experiments with two remarkable machines -- the phonautograph and the manometric capsule, by means of which the vibrations of sound were made plainly visible.

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  • Perhaps the most interesting feature of the mechanism was that the Ring appeared to have automatic stability, for the angle of the direction in which the tractor was pointed was controlled not only by a pair of gyroscopes which kept the Ring on an even keel, but also by a manometric valve causing it to fly at a fixed height above the earth's surface.

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  • A tone is not a thing to see and the teacher cannot use a camera and a manometric flame in teaching tone production.

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  • It follows that the manometric figure at which the first tone appears corresponds to the maximal pressure. Top EMS News


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