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

(Greek: measure)

phorometer, phorometry
1. An instrument for detecting and measuring imbalance in the extrinsic muscles of the eyes.
2. An instrument to test oculomotor balance.
3. An instrument used to correct abnormalities in eye muscles.
1. An instrument used in measuring the intensity of light, especially in determining the relative intensity of light from different sources.
2. A device for measuring the intensity of infrared, ultraviolet, or visible light.
3. A device for testing the sensitivity of the eye to light by determining the light minimum.
1. The measurement of the visible portion of radiant energy (light).
2. Measuring the characteristics of visible radiation (light); such as, its luminous intensity or illuminance, relative to standard references.
A device for testing the acuity of vision by determining the smallest amount of light that will render an object barely visible.
Measurement of the least illumination required for eyesight.
phototachometer, phototachometric, phototachometrical
An apparatus for determining the velocity of light.
The measurement of the velocity of light.
1. Measurement of the physiological functions of the body.
2. The quantification of physiologic activity.
An instrument for measuring blood pressure.
piezometer (pigh i ZAHM i tuhr)
1. A system for testing piezoelectric materials.
2. Any of several instruments for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the compressibility of a substance when subjected to such a pressure.
3. A device used to measure fluid pressure, particularly a device inside a vessel that contains gas or liquid.
4. A device that measure the compressibility of materials, especially a device that measures the variation in volume of a material that is subjected to hydrostatic pressure.
5. A gauge connected with a water main to show the pressure at that point.
6. A device used for the measurements of hydraulic heads of groundwater in aquifers.
piezometry, piesimetry, piesometry, piezimetry
1. The measurement of pressure or compressibility.
2. The sensitivity of the skin to pressure.
piezotransistor accelerometer (s), piezotransistor accelerometers (pl) (nouns)
An instrument or device which is used to measure acceleration, by recording the current variation across the pn junction of a transistor that has received a concentrated force from a seismic mass.

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