Hydrometric pendulum
Hydrometric Hy`dro*met"ric, Hydrometrical Hy`dro*met"ric*al, a. [Cf. F. hydrom[`e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hydrometer, or to the determination of the specific gravity of fluids. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to measurement of the velocity, discharge, etc., of running water. [1913 Webster]

3. Made by means of an hydrometer; as, hydrometric observations. [1913 Webster]

{Hydrometric pendulum}, a species of hydrometer consisting of a hollow ball of ivory or metal suspended by a treated from the center of a graduated quadrant, and held in a stream to measure the velocity of the water by the inclination given to the thread; a kind of current gauge. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hydrometric — Hy dro*met ric, Hydrometrical Hy dro*met ric*al, a. [Cf. F. hydrom[ e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hydrometer, or to the determination of the specific gravity of fluids. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to measurement of the velocity,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrometrical — Hydrometric Hy dro*met ric, Hydrometrical Hy dro*met ric*al, a. [Cf. F. hydrom[ e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hydrometer, or to the determination of the specific gravity of fluids. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to measurement of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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