n. device for measuring the number of droplets in a volume of liquid

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  • stactometer — /stak tom i teuhr/, n. stalagmometer. [1835 45; stacto (see STACTE) + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • stactometer — SYN: stalagmometer. [G. staktos, dropping, fr. stazo, to let fall by drops, + metron, measure] * * * stac·tom·e·ter (stak tomґə tər) [Gr. staktos oozing out in drops + meter] an instrument for measuring drops …   Medical dictionary

  • stactometer — pipette with hollow bulb for counting drops Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stactometer — stac·tom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • stactometer —   n. glass for measuring drops …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • stactometer — stakˈtäməd.ə(r) noun Etymology: Greek staktos oozing out in drops + English meter : stalagmometer …   Useful english dictionary

  • stalagmometer — stalagmometric /steuh lag meuh me trik/, adj. stalagmometry, n. /stal euhg mom i teuhr/, n. Chem., Physics. an instrument for determining the number of drops, or the weight of each drop, in a given volume of liquid. Also called stactometer. [1860 …   Universalium

  • stalagmometer — An instrument for determining exactly the number of drops in a given quantity of liquid; used as a measure of the surface tension of a fluid (the lower the tension, the smaller the drops and, consequently, the more numerous in a given quantity of …   Medical dictionary

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scientific instruments — See panel   ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Types of scientific instrument include: absorptiometer barostat cathode ray oscilloscope centrifuge chronograph coherer collimator cryostat decoherer dephlegmator dipleidoscope electromyograph electrosonde eudiometer… …   Useful english dictionary

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