Elatrometer
Elatrometer El`a*trom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? a driver + -meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the degree of rarefaction of air contained in the receiver of an air pump. [Spelt also {elaterometer}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • elaterometer — Elatrometer El a*trom e*ter, n. [Gr. ? a driver + meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the degree of rarefaction of air contained in the receiver of an air pump. [Spelt also {elaterometer}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elaterometer — El a*ter*om e*ter, n. Same as {Elatrometer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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