manometer

[n] - a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gas
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Manometer

Device used for the accurate measurement of air pressures within a ventilation duct.
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Manometer

A U-shaped glass tube, partly filled with a liquid, water or mercury, employed to measure pressure.p1 = p2p1 < p2p1 > p2 See also: Mercury Hg, Pressure.
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manometer

Compare with barometer. An instrument for measuring gas pressures. A mercury or oil manometer measures gas pressure as the height of a fluid column the gas sample is able to support. Open manometers measure gas pressure relative to atmospheric pressure.
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Manometer

an instrument for measuring pressure liquids and gasses. It usually consists of a U-shaped tube containing a liquid, the surface of which is in one end of the tube; moves proportionally with changes in pressure on the liquid in the other end. Also, a tube
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Manometer

Device used for measuring small pressures.
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Manometer

Device to measure the pressure being delivered by a CPAP machine (usually measured in centimetres of water {cmH20} - where a common CPAP pressure is about 10).
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Manometer

Ma·nom'e·ter noun [ Greek ... thin, rare + -meter : confer French manomètre .] An instrument for measuring the tension or elastic force of gases, steam, etc., constructed usually on the principle of allowing the gas to exert its elastic force in raising a column of mercury in an open tube...
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manometer

<chemistry> A device for measuring the pressure of a gas in a container. ... (09 Jan 1998) ...
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manometer

noun a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gas
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manometer

(mә-nom´ә-tәr) an instrument for ascertaining the pressure of liquids or gases.
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Manometer

• (n.) An instrument for measuring the tension or elastic force of gases, steam, etc., constructed usually on the principle of allowing the gas to exert its elastic force in raising a column of mercury in an open tube, or in compressing a portion of air or other gas in a closed tube with mercury or other liquid intervening, or in bending a met...
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manometer

(from the article `fluid mechanics`) Instruments for comparing pressures are called differential manometers, and the simplest such instrument is a U-tube containing liquid, as shown in ... Warburg`s research began in the early 1920s, when, investigating the process by which oxygen is consumed in the cells of living organisms, he ... ...
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manometer

manometer 1. An instrument for measuring the pressure or tension of liquids or gases, as the blood, etc. 2. An instrument for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases. 3. A device for measuring pressure differences, usually by the differences in heights of two liquid columns.
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manometer

A device for measuring pressure. It consists of a U-shaped tube containing a liquid, one end open to the atmosphere and the other end attached to the vessel whose pressure is to be measured. If the gas pressure in the vessel is greater than atmospheric, it will force the liquid down on the side near...
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manometer

manometer (munom'itur) : see pressure.
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Manometer

A manometer (from the Greek manos, rare and metron, measure), is an instrument to measure or show the alterations in the rarity or density of the air, or to measure the rarity of any gas. Such instruments as measure the elastic force of steam are also properly termed manometers. They are variously constructed.
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manometer

Type: Term Pronunciation: mă-nom′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. An instrument for indicating the pressure of any fluid or the difference in pressure between two fluids, whether gas or liquid.
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manometer

Instrument for measuring the pressure of liquids (including human blood pressure) or gases. In its basic form, it is a U-tube partly filled with coloured liquid. Greater pressure on the liquid surface in one arm will force the level of the liquid in the other arm to rise. A difference between the...
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Manometer

A two-armed barometer.
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manometer

an instrument for measuring pressure liquids and gasses. It usually consists of a U-shaped tube containing a liquid, the surface of which is in one end of the tube; moves proportionally with changes in pressure on the liquid in the other end. Also, a tube type differential pressure gauge.
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Manometer

An instrument for measuring gas pressures. A mercury or oil manometer measures gas pressure as the h
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manometer

instrument for measuring pressure of a liquid or gas
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Manometer

An instrument for measuring the pressure of liquids (including human blood pressure) or gases.
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