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An instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation.
[atmo- + G. metron, measure]
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atmometeran instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation of water into the air, used in experiments on TRANSPIRATION. This is simply carried out by measuring the level of water in a calibrated cylinder at frequent intervals.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005