piezometer definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument for measuring force, specifically high-pressure.
    • An instrument accustomed measure force.
    • a guitar for measuring the compressibility of fluids.
    • A gauge linked to a water main to demonstrate the pressure at that time.
    • Any tool for ascertaining or screening stress.
    • a musical instrument for showing the compressibility of liquid or any other fluid, as well as the amount of such compressibility under different pressures.
    • An instrument consisting really of a vertical tube inserted into a water-main, to show pressure of this substance at that point, because of the level to which it ascends within the pipe associated with piezometer.
    • A sounding-apparatus by which benefit is taken of this compression of atmosphere in a tube by the force associated with the water at great depths to indicate the depth associated with water.
    • An instrument for testing the stress of gas in the bore of a gun.
    • a musical instrument for measuring their education of weight of the tissues associated with the human anatomy.
    • a measuring tool for measuring large pressures

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