Definition of Cymograph

1. Noun. Scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure).

Exact synonyms: Kymograph
Generic synonyms: Scientific Instrument



Definition of Cymograph

1. n. An instrument for making tracings of the outline or contour of profiles, moldings, etc.

2. v. t. To trace or copy with a cymograph.

Definition of Cymograph

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cymograph

cymbocephaly
cyme
cymene
cymenes
cymenol
cymenols
cymes
cymidine
cymiferous
cymlin
cymling
cymlings
cymlins
cymogene
cymogenes
cymograph (current term)
cymographs
cymoid
cymol
cymolite
cymols
cymophane
cymophanes
cymophanous
cymoscope
cymose
cymosely
cymotrichous
cymotrichy
cymous

Literary usage of Cymograph

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1. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1866)
"Now, when the two came to be fairly laid side by side upon paper, by help of the cymograph, what was the difference between them ? ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"In this same year he invented and escribed the ' cymograph for copying mouldings ' (Engineers' Journ. July 1842), а contrivance which he ..."

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