konimeter


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konimeter

(kəʊˈnɪmɪtə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a device for measuring airborne dust concentration in which samples are obtained by sucking the air through a hole and allowing it to pass over a glass plate coated with grease on which the particles collect
[C20: from Greek konia dust + -meter]
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konimeter

an instrument for measuring impurities in the air. — konimetric, adj.
See also: Atmosphere
an instrument for measuring impurities in the air. — konimetric, adj.
See also: Environment
an instrument for measuring impurities in the air. — konimetric, adj.
See also: Instruments
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Thermal precipitators were the preferred early hygiene tools in the United Kingdom, as was the konimeter, in South Africa.