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

(Greek: measure)

1. An instrument for indicating the temperature (heat) of any substance; usually a sealed vacuum tube containing mercury, which expands with heat and contracts with cold, its level accordingly rising or falling in the tube, with the exact degree of variation of level being indicated by a scale.
2. A tool for measuring temperature; that is, an instrument with a graduated glass tube and a bulb containing mercury or alcohol that rises in the tube when the temperature increases or goes down in the tube when the temperature decreases; in other words, the liquid rises or falls as it expands or contracts according to changes in the temperature.
A collector of thermometers.
The science and technology of measuring temperature; as well as, the establishment of standards of temperature measurement.
An instrument for measuring the degree of thermosystaltism, or muscular contraction, under the influence of heat.
tocodynamometer, tokodynamometer (s) (noun); tocodynamometers; tokodynamometers (pl)
An instrument for measuring the force of uterine contractions during labor; tocometer: A tocodynamometer is an apparatus for recording the amplitude versus time of the expulsive force of uterine muscular contractions during labor at birth.
tocoergometry, tokoergometry (s) (noun); tocoergometries; tokoergometries (pl)
Measurement of the expulsive force of the uterus during labor or birth: Russel was amazed at the activity of his wife's contractions shown by the tocoergometry.
tocometer (s) (noun), tacometers (pl)
A tocodynamometer; In order for Dr. Thompson to know how Janet's labor contractions were progressing before giving birth to her baby, a tacometer, or pressure gauge, was fastened around Janet's abdomen.
1. An instrument for measuring tension or pressure.
2. An instrument by which intraocular pressure is measured; also called, ophthalmotonometer.
1. The measurement of tension or pressure.
2. A procedure that measures the pressure inside the eyes. This is a screening test for glaucoma and is performed by an ophthalmologist.
topothermesthesiometer (s) (noun), topothermesthesiometers (pl)
A device for determining the sense of temperatures in different parts of a person's body: A group of students received an award and cash compensation for their work on the topothermesthesiometer which was to be used by the dermatologists who were diagnosing temperature responses among patients.
torquemeter (s) (noun), torquemeters (pl)
torsiometer (s) (noun), torsiometers (pl)

Related "measure" and "metric" words and charts: mens-; Metric Chart of Units; Metric-Length Converter; Metric Units and Links.