Atmometric | definition of atmometric by Medical dictionary
atmometer (redirected from atmometric)
Also found in: Dictionary
An instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation.
[atmo- + G. metron, measure]
atmometer an 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.