manometer(redirected from U-gauge)
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an instrument for ascertaining the pressure of liquids or gases.
ma·nom·e·ter(mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation monometer.
An instrument for indicating the pressure of any fluid or the difference in pressure between two fluids, whether gas or liquid.
[G. manos, thin, scanty, + metron, measure]
1. An instrument used for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.
2. A sphygmomanometer.
man′o·met′ric (măn′ə-mĕt′rĭk), man′o·met′ri·cal adj.
An instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or liquids.
manometerA glass U-tube containing mercury or other liquid, and having a graduated scale, used to measure pressure in a gas. One end of the tube is left open, the other is connected by a flexible pipe to the source of pressure.
A device used to measure fluid pressure.
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An instrument for measuring the pressure of fluids.