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

(Greek: measure)

An instrument that measure small changes in gas or vapor pressure and is used to obtain the temperature point at which one phase of a substance, especially a crystal, is changed into another.
1. Any instrument for measuring tautness or tension; such as, of a stretched wire, fabric, etc., or of the eyeball.
2. An instrument for measuring the surface tension of a liquid.
An ohmmeter having a teraohm range for measuring extremely high insulation resistance values.
thalassometer (s) (noun), thalassometers (pl)
A tide gauge: In his oceanography class, Jim learned how to use a thalassometer in order to measure the rise and fall of the sea level at different times of the day.
A thermometer used to prove the occurrence of death by registering the reduction of bodily temperature.
theometry (s) (noun), theometries (pl)
A measurement of or an estimation about who God really is.
A device whereby the ampere-strength of an electric current is measured by the quantity of heat that it generates.
An electric thermometer, especially used for recording slight variations of temperature.
thermesthesiometer, thermaesthesiometer (s) (noun); thermesthesiometers, thermaesthesiometers
An instrument for measuring sensibility to heat: Dr. Rogan pursued his efforts to develop a new thermesthesiometer to use in the farming industry.
In engineering, an ammeter that employs a thermocouple to measure radio-frequency current.
A difference in temperature noted between corresponding parts of the body on the two sides as seen in unilateral lesions of sympathetic pathways.
1. A barometric instrument graduated for giving altitudes as determined by the boiling point of water.
2. As applied by Belloni to a syphon-barometer having its two wide legs united by a narrow tube, so that it could be used either in its ordinary position as a barometer, or in the reversed position as a thermometer.
thermoesthesiometer, thermoaesthesiometer (s) (noun); thermoesthesiometers, thermoaesthesiometers (pl)
An instrument for measuring the sensibility of the skin to heat: When John, the medical technician, applied the thermoesthesiometer to Brian's arm, he jerked away in pain.

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