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

(Greek: measure)

1. The direct or indirect measurement or approximation of the temperatures at which geologic processes take place or have taken place.
2. The study of the earth's heat and temperatures, and their effects on geologic processes.
3. The study of the earth's heat and subsurface temperatures.
4. In geology, a mineral or aggregate of minerals whose presence defines the temperature range of limits within which the minerals were formed; also known as a geologic thermometer.
gigameters (British: gigametres)
An instrument for measuring the number of red blood corpuscles in the blood.

The method depends on the differences of tint obtained by mixing a sample of the blood with sodium carbonate solution.

glossodynamometer (s) (noun), glossodynamometers (pl)
1. A device or apparatus for measuring and estimating the strength of the tongue muscles.
2. An instrument for measuring the capacity of the tongue to resist pressure.
An apparatus used for measuring the biting pressure of the jaws of an individual.
A mathematical instrument, used for measuring angles in surveying; otherwise called a semi-circle. Also, a goniometer used in crystallography.
An instrument which measures of the severity of the sense of taste.
The measurement of the acuteness of the sense of taste.
A device for measuring cerebral gyri.
halimetry (s) (noun), halimetries (pl)
The measurement of the amount of saline matter in a solution: Jack had to use a halimeter to figure out the halimetry of the saline substance in the emulsion.

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