Definitions

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

  • noun A device for measuring osmotic pressure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument or apparatus for measuring the velocity of the osmotic force.
  • noun An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of smell.

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

  • noun (Physics) An instrument for measuring the amount of osmotic action in different liquids.

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

  • noun Any of various devices used to measure osmotic pressure

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[osmo(sis) + –meter.]

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  • A device for measure the osmotic strength of a solution.

    October 21, 2008