Definitions

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

  • n. An apparatus for measuring differences in vapor pressure.

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  • n. A form of manometer used to measure differences in vapour pressure

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for measuring the vapor tension of the water vapor from a salt containing water of crystallization.

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  • n. a manometer for measuring vapor pressure

Etymologies

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

tensi(on) + -meter.

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