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manometer

 [mah-nom´ĕ-ter]
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]

manometer

(mă-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
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.
man′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
ma·nom′e·try n.

ma·nom·e·ter

(mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or liquids.

manometer

A 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.

Manometer

A device used to measure fluid pressure.

manometer

An instrument for measuring the pressure of gases, vapour, blood or the intraocular pressure directly. See intraocular pressure; tonometer.

ma·nom·e·ter

(mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring the pressure of fluids.
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