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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]

tensiometer

[ten′sē·om′ətər]
Etymology: L, tendere, to stretch; Gk, metron, measure
a device for measuring the surface tension of a liquid.

ten·si·om·e·ter

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

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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Thus the processing of the resulting signal is possible to carry out not only in the laboratory, but also under production conditions, and that is almost impossible by means of the tensiometry method.
Masliyah, "Micron-Scale Tensiometry for Studying Density-Matched and Highly Viscous Fluids--with Application to Bitumen-in-Water Emulsions," Colloids Surfaces A 174, 147-157 (2000b).
After completion of the treatment period, the animals were killed by inhalation of chloroform and tissue samples were collected for use in the tensiometry test.
Poly (ethylene terephthalate) Surface Dynamies in Air and Water Studied by Tensiometry and Molecular modeling.
The IPM method analyses replicated soil water content and tensiometry measurements of soil profiles during transient flow events according to the following continuity or mass balance equation for soil water flux q(z,t) ([cm.
Differential scanning calorimetry, dynamic-mechanical analysis, thermo-mechanical analysis, thermo-gravimetrical analysis, rheology, tensiometry and atomic force microscopy were used to perform a thorough analysis of the five underfill materials.