# manometer

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manometer
To calculate pressure in a
U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the right shows a reading of 4.

## ma·nom·e·ter

(mă-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An instrument used for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.
2. A sphygmomanometer.

[Greek manos, sparse; see men- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

man′o·met′ric (măn′ə-mĕt′rĭk), man′o·met′ri·cal adj.
ma·nom′e·try n.
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## manometer

(məˈnɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument for comparing pressures; typically a glass U-tube containing mercury, in which pressure is indicated by the difference in levels in the two arms of the tube
[C18: from French manomètre, from Greek manos sparse + metron measure]
maˈnometry n
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## ma•nom•e•ter

(məˈnɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for measuring the pressure of a fluid, consisting of a tube filled with a liquid, the level of the liquid being determined by the fluid pressure.
[1725–30; < French manomètre]
man•o•met•ric (ˌmæn əˈmɛ trɪk) man`o•met′ri•cal, adj.
ma•nom′e•try, n.
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manometer
To calculate pressure in a U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the left is at equilibrium. The manometer on the right shows readings of 2 above zero and 2 below zero, indicating a pressure of 4.

## ma·nom·e·ter

(mə-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument that measures the pressure exerted by liquids and gases.
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## manometer

1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or vapors.
2. an instrument for measuring blood pressure. Also called sphygmanometer.manometric, adj.
1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or vapors.
2. an instrument for measuring blood pressure. Also called sphygmomanometer. — manometric. adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 manometer - a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gaspressure gage, pressure gauge - gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressuretensimeter - a manometer for measuring vapor pressure
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Translations
ManometerDruckmessgerät
manometr

## manometer

[məˈnɒmɪtəʳ] N
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## manometer

n (Tech) → Manometer nt
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## manometer

[məˈnɒmɪtəʳ] nmanometro
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## ma·nom·e·ter

n. manómetro, instrumento para medir la presión de líquidos o gases.
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