Bathometer Definition

bə-thŏmĭ-tər
noun
An instrument used to measure the depth of water.
American Heritage
An instrument for measuring water depths.
Webster's New World

An instrument that measures the depth of water, used especially to measure the depth of ocean water.

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An instrument that is used to measure water depth without the use of a sounding line. The bathometer does not require a line to extend to the bottom because it measures the difference in the gravitational effect of the water surface and of solid ground.
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Other Word Forms of Bathometer

Noun

Singular:
bathometer
Plural:
bathometers

Origin of Bathometer

  • batho- +‎ -meter

    From Wiktionary

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