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ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]
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ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tensiometer

(tĕn″sē-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [L. tensio, a stretching, + Gr. metron, measure]
1. A device for determining the surface tension of liquids.
2. A device used to measure the amount of force a muscle can produce. Also called cable tensiometer.
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It is apparent that biodiesel blends and emulsions are capable of maintaining a low IFT measured by tensiometry. However, this does not happen for monoolein blends due to differences in the molar ratios.
We used spinning drop tensiometry to measure the effective interfacial tension between miscible and partially miscible systems.
Villagra MM, Matsumoto OM, Bacchi OOS, Moraes SO, Libardi PL, Reichardt K (1988) Tensiometry and spatial variability in terra roxa estruturada.
2:30 MEASUREMENT OF THE EFFECTIVE INTERFACIAL TENSION IN A MISCIBLE SYSTEM (1-BUTANOL-WATER) BY SPINNING DROP TENSIOMETRY
Where non-uniform flow occurs there is a risk that the apparent matric potential, indicated by tensiometry, is considered representative of the whole core sample.
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