hydroscope definition

  • noun:
    • An optical product useful for watching items far below the area of liquid.
    • A device for seeing objects below the area associated with the liquid.
    • a musical instrument built to mark the current presence of water, particularly in environment.
    • A kind of water-clock, used anciently for measuring time, the water tricking from an orifice at the end of a graduated tube.
    • A kind of water-clock or instrument formerly employed for measuring time, comprising a cylindrical graduated pipe, form which water gradually escaped through an aperture inside conical base, the subsidence of the water establishing the lapse period.
    • A hygroscope.
    • An apparatus for observing objects when you look at the water or on sea-bottom.

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