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

#### (Greek: measure)

transmissometer

1. An instrument for measuring the transmission of light through a fluid.

2. An electronic instrument system that provides a continuous record of the atmospheric transmission between two fixed points.

2. An electronic instrument system that provides a continuous record of the atmospheric transmission between two fixed points.

1. An instrument for estimating sliding friction.

2. An instrument that is used to ascertain the degree of friction in rubbing surfaces.

2. An instrument that is used to ascertain the degree of friction in rubbing surfaces.

An electric appliance for measuring or determining the amount of sensation when the hair is touched: Dr. Hairschnitz, a dermatologist, developed a unique

*trichoesthesiometer*which was used in the research lab to study hair, scalps, and other aspects of the skin.
trigonometry

That branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement of the sides and angles of triangles, particularly with certain functions of their angles or of angles in general (the sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant), and hence with these functions as applied to abstract quantities; thus including the theory of triangles, of angles, and of (elementary) singly periodic functions.

trimeter

A line of poetic verse consisting of three metrical feet.

A method for determining the concentration of a substance in a solution by the degree of cloudiness or turbidity it causes or by the degree of clarification it induces in a turbid solution.

tympanometry

A test that measures the function of the middle ear.

Tympanometry works by varying the pressure within the ear canal and measuring the movement of the ear drum (the tympanic membrane).

udometer

udometry

ultramicrometer

uranometrical

uranometry

urethrocystometry

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