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absorptiometer

ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-sawrp-shee-om-i-ter, -zawrp-]
    • /æbˌsɔrp ʃiˈɒm ɪ tər, -ˌzɔrp-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-sawrp-shee-om-i-ter, -zawrp-]
    • /æbˌsɔrp ʃiˈɒm ɪ tər, -ˌzɔrp-/

Definitions of absorptiometer word

  • noun absorptiometer an instrument that measures absorption of light, esp by a solution 3
  • noun absorptiometer (formerly) an instrument that measures the solubility of gases in various liquids 3
  • noun absorptiometer a photoelectric instrument for measuring the concentration of a substance, as a transparent solution, by its absorption of monochromatic light. 1
  • noun absorptiometer A instrument that computes the absorption rate by measuring the pressure of the gas; a colorimeter for liquids. (First attested in the late 19th century.). 1
  • noun absorptiometer An instrument used to measure the amount of radiation or light absorbed. 0

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Origin of absorptiometer

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; absorpti(on) + -o- + -meter

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Parts of speech for Absorptiometer

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absorptiometer popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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