Manometer Definition

mă-nŏmĭ-tər
noun
An instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or liquids.
Webster's New World
A sphygmomanometer.
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Other Word Forms of Manometer

Noun

Singular:
manometer
Plural:
manometers

Origin of Manometer

  • From French manomètre, formed from Ancient Greek μανός (manós, “thin, rare”) + μέτρον (métron).

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek manos sparse men-4 in Indo-European roots –meter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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