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) (noun), accelerometers (pl)
1. An device for measuring acceleration or speed.
2. Instruments used for determining the speed of a moving body or for measuring mechanical vibrations.
acetimeter, acetometer (s) (noun); acetimeters; acetometers (pl)
An instrument for estimating the amount of acetic acid in a liquid containing this acid: An acetimeter is a device for calculating the strength of vinegar.
acetimetry (s) (noun), acetimetries (pl)
The method of determining the strength or the amount of sourness contained in a liquid: In her science book, there was an interesting section on acetimetry relating to assessing the proportion of acetic acid in beverages.
acidimeter (s) (noun), acidimeters (pl)
An instrument for measuring the strength or amount of pungent elements in a solution: By using an acidimeter in winemaking, the amount of acids contained in the wine could be determined
acidimetrical
acidimetry (s) (noun) (no pl)
The chemical process of measuring the strength of acids: Acidimetry is the procedure of 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: Jane's doctor used an acoumeter to determine why she was having so much trouble being able to perceive what people were saying to her.
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.

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