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

(Greek: measure)

1. An instrument to register the comparative cloudiness of the sky.
2. A photometer designed to estimate the amount of particulate matter in a turbid medium, measuring light-scattering properties to make comparisons with a series of standard suspensions.
3. In optics, any of various instruments that measure the intensity of light scattered by particles suspended in liquid, in order to determine the amount of material present in the liquid.
nephelometry, nephelometric
The estimation of the concentration of particles in a suspension by means of a nephelometer.
In geophysics, an instrument that measures the amount of cloudiness of a medium; used to study scattering properties.
A convex mirror having one central and five radial parts; used to estimate cloud coverage at any given time.
1. The quantification of the amount of disease in a population.
2. Measurement of morbidity or of the sickness rate in certain occupations and social conditions.
3. The calculation of morbidity rates.
Any disease of the eyes or their parts caused by fungus.
odometer (s) (noun), odometers (pl)
1. A device built into the dashboard of a vehicle that records the distance traveled.
2. An instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle.
3. Etymology: from 1791, in Thomas Jefferson's writing, American English; borrowed from French odometre, from Greek hodometron from hodos, "way" + metron, "measure".
An instrument for measuring the intensity of odors.
The measurement of the intensity of odors.
An instrument designed to measure pain.
oenometer, enometer (ee NAH mee tuhr) (s) (noun); oenometers, enometers (pl)
An instrument for measuring the percentage of alcohol in wine: When Jonathan Samuel attended courses in the hospitality department at the local university, his final project for his degree was to develop an oenometer to be used by beverage waiters when serving fine drinks to their customers.
oleometer (s) (noun), oleometers (pl)
1. A hydrometer used to determine the specific gravity of oils, or calibrated in the range of specific gravity of oils: An oleometer is an instrument used for calculating the weight and purity of oils.
2. An apparatus for determining the content of oil in a material: An oleometer is helpful in ascertaining the amount of oil contained in nuts, seeds, in pressed seed-cakes, or in other items.

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