Sonometer

A sonometer is an apparatus made of a hollow box having two holes. A string is attached to it by which the transverse vibrations of strings can be studied. It is also called the monochord because it often has only one string. On the wooden rectangular box are two fixed bridges, near the ends, and at one end is a pulley. A string,wire is fastened a...
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Sonometer

• (n.) An instrument for exhibiting the transverse vibrations of cords, and ascertaining the relations between musical notes. It consists of a cord stretched by weight along a box, and divided into different lengths at pleasure by a bridge, the place of which is determined by a scale on the face of the box. • (n.) An instrument for testin...
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sonometer

1. <physiology> An instrument for exhibiting the transverse vibrations of cords, and ascertaining the relations between musical notes. It consists of a cord stretched by weight along a box, and divided into different lengths at pleasure by a bridge, the place of which is determined by a scale on the face of the box. ... 2. <instrument> ...
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Sonometer

So·nom'e·ter noun [ Latin sonus a sound + -meter .] 1. (Physiol.) An instrument for exhibiting the transverse vibrations of cords, and ascertaining the relations between musical notes. It consists of a cord stretched by weight along a box, and divided into different lengths...
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sonometer

audiometer, sonometer 1. An instrument for measuring hearing activity for pure tones of normally audible frequencies. 2. An instrument that generates sounds of known frequency and intensity; used to measure an individual's hearing ability; especially, the level at which a sound becomes audible at a given frequency.
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