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pavan2312's version from 2016-03-19 09:53

A

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accelerometerphysical, accelerations
actinometerheating power of sunlight
alcoholmeteralcoholic strength of liquids
altimeteraltitude
ammeterelectric current
anemometerwindspeed
audiometerhearing
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B

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barkometertanning liquors used in tanning leather
barometerair pressure
bettsometerintegrity of fabric coverings on aircraft
bevametermechanical properties of soil
bolometerelectromagnetic radiation
breathalyzerbreath alcohol content
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C

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caliperdistance
calorimeterheat of chemical reactions
cathetometervertical distances
ceilometerheight of a cloud base
chronometer or clocktime
clap-o-metervolume of applause
colorimetercolour
creepmeterslow surface displacement of an active geologic fault in the earth
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D

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declinometermagnetic declination
densimeterspecific gravity of liquids
densitometerdegree of darkness in photographic or semitransparent material
diffractometerstructure of crystals
dilatometervolume changes caused by a physical or chemical process
disdrometersize, speed, and velocity of raindrops
dosimeterexposure to hazards, especially radiation
dumpy levelhorizontal levels
dynamometerforce,torque or power
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E

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elaeometerspecific gravity of oils
electricity meterelectrical energy used
electrometerelectric charge
electronic tunerpitch of musical notes
ellipsometerrefractive index, dielectric function, thickness of thin films
eudiometerchange in volume of a gas mixture following combustion
evaporimeterrate of evaporation
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F

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fathometerocean depth
framing squareright angles in construction
frequency counterfrequency of alternating current
fuel gaugefuel level
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G

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galvanometerelectricity
gas pycnometervolume and density of solids
glucometerblood glucose (diabetes)
graphometerangles
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H

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heliometervariation of the sun's diameter
hydrometerspecific gravity of liquids (density of liquids)
hygrometerhumidity
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I

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inclinometerangle of a slope
inkometerink
interferometerwave interference
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K

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katharometercomposition of gases
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L

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lactometerspecific gravity of milk
light meterlight (in photography)
load cellmeasurement of force
lux meterintensity of light
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M

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magnetometerstrength of magnetic fields
manometerpressure of gas
mass flow metermass flow rate of a fluid travelling through a tube
mass spectrometermasses of ions, used to identify chemical substances through their mass spectra
measuring cupliquid and dry goods
micrometersmall distances
multimeterelectrical potential, resistance, and current
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N

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NEPHOSCOPETO MEASURE THE SPEED AND DIRECTION OF CLOUDS
nephelometerparticle in a liquid
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O

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odometerdistance travelled
ohmmeterelectrical resistance
orchidometertesticle size in male humans
oscilloscopeoscillations
Osmometerosmotic strength of a solution, colloid, or compound matter of an object
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P

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pedometersteps
pH meterpH (chemical acidity/basicity of a solution)
photometerilluminance or irradiance
polarimeterrotation of polarized light
potentiometervoltage (term is also used to refer to a variable resistor)
profilometersurface roughness
protractorangles
psychrometerhumidity
pycnometerfluid density
pyranometersolar radiation
pyrheliometerdirect solar insolation
pyrometerhigh temperatures
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Q

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quadratpercentage cover of a certain species
quartz crystal microbalancethickness of deposited thin films
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R

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radiometerradiant flux of electromagnetic radiation
refractometersugar concentration of sap and syrup
rheometerresponse to applied forces
rotameterpressure of a liquid or gas in a closed tube
rulerfor measuring length
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S

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saccharometeramount of sugar in a solution
seismometerseismic waves (for example, earthquakes)
sextantlocation on earth's surface (used in naval navigation)
spectrometerproperties of light
spectrophotometerintensity of light as a function of wavelength
speedometerspeed, velocity of a vehicle
spherometerradius of a sphere
sphygmomanometerblood pressure
stadimeterobject range
strainmeterseismic strain
SWR meterstanding wave ratio
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T

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tacheometerdistance
tachometerrevolutions per minute, rate of blood flow, speed of aeroplanes
taximeterdistance travelled, displacement
tensiometersurface tension of a liquid
theodolitemeasuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes
thermometertemperature
tintometercolour
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U

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universal measuring machinegeometric locations
UV meterultraviolet light
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V

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vacuum gaugevery low pressure
viscometerviscosity of a fluid
voltmeterelectric potential, voltage
VU metervolume unit
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W

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wattmeterelectrical power
weighing scaleweight
wind vanewind direction
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Z

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zymometerfermentation
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