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

(Greek: measure)

1. The study of chemical compounds inside a cell by means of a cytophotometer.
2. The study of cells and chemical compounds within cells by means of a cytophotometer.
3. A method of measuring the absorption of monochromatic light by stained microscopic structures; for examlple, chromosomes, nuclei, and whole cells, with the aid of a photoelectric cell.

Also used to measure emitted light from such objects by fluorescence in combination with selected fluorochrome dyes.

decametre (British)
decelerometer (s) (noun), decelerometers (pl)
An instrument for determining how slow a moving body is going.
decimetre (British)
An instrument for measuring the diameters and heights of trees or logs, based on principles concerning the relation of the sides of similar triangles.
An instrument used to measure density or specific gravity.
An instrument for measuring optical density, e.g. that of a photographic negative.
1. A straight line running from one side of a circle or other rounded geometric figure through the center to the other side, or the length of this line.
2. A straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface.
3. The width or thickness of something circular or cylindrical.
diametric (adjective), more diametric, most diametric
Relating to something or someone who is the opposite of another person: Jim and his wife Jill have diametric ideas about where they will be spending their vacation.

The politician had diametric theories about how to improve the economy than the current mayor of Sam's town.

Pertaining to being completely opposite to each other.
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Relating to adverse or contrary views.
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