meter-, metro-, metr-, -metrical, -metrically, -metron, -metric, -metrist, -meter, -meters, -metry, -metre

(Greek: measure)

absorptiometry (s) (noun), absorptiometries (pl)
A radiographic technique for measuring the dissipation of x-ray energy as the beam goes through tissue and the amount of radiation absorbed by the sample is measured: "Absorptiometry is used in medicine to measure bone density."
accelerometer (s), accelerometers (pl) (nouns)
1. An instrument or device for measuring acceleration or speed.
2. Instruments used for determining the speed of a moving body or for measuring mechanical vibrations.
acetimeter, acetometer
An instrument for estimating the amount of acetic acid in vinegar or in any liquid containing acetic acid.
acetimetry
The act or method of ascertaining the strength of vinegar, or the proportion of acetic acid contained in it.
acidimeter, acidimetrical
1. An instrument for measuring the strength of acids or the amount of acid in a solution.
2. An instrument used in performing acidimetry.
acidimetry
The chemical process of measuring the strength of acids; that is to say, determining the quantity of pure free acid contained in a liquid.
acoumeter (s) (noun), acoumeters (pl)
An instrument used for estimating the power or extent of the sense of hearing: "Variant spellings include these words: acouometer, acoumeter, acousmeter, acousmetric, acousmometric, acoumetry, and acoumetric.
acoustimeter (s) (noun), acoustimeters (pl)
A portable electronic device that measures noise levels; especially, those of traffic: "The traffic personnel who were responsible for monitoring vehicular noise in residential areas of the city used acoustimeters to help them with their duties."
acoutometer (s) (noun), acoutometers (pl)
An instrument for measuring the various levels of sounds: "Upon completing her degree to qualify as an acoustician, Dr. Sally Harcourt purchased an acoutometer to use in her office."
actinometer
1. An instrument for measuring the intensity and penetrating power of actinic rays.
2. A device for measuring light energy; especially, solar and terrestrial radiation.
3. An instrument for measuring the intensity of radiation by measuring the fluorescence prodced by it.
actinometry
1. Measurement of light energy in photochemistry.
2. Measurement of solar energy.
adipometer
An instrument for determining the thickness of the skin fold, as a means of determining the presence of obesity.
aerometer
An instrument for weighing air or for estimating the density of air or other gases.
aerotonometer
1. An instrument for measuring the partial pressure of the gases in the blood or other liquid.
2. An instrument for estimating the tension or pressure of a gas.
aesthesiometer, esthesiometer (s) (noun); aesthesiometers, esthesiometers (pl)
An instrument used to determine the degree of tactile or touch sensibility that patients have: "The nurse read and recorded the readings from the aesthesiometer which the doctor was using on Glen."

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