Definition of Dasymeter

1. Noun. Densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density.

Generic synonyms: Densimeter, Densitometer



Definition of Dasymeter

1. n. An instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density.

Definition of Dasymeter

1. Noun. An instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density. ¹

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Definition of Dasymeter

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Medical Definition of Dasymeter

1. An instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density. Origin: Gr. Rough, thick. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Dasymeter

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1. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1905)
"The Econometer and dasymeter are purely mechanical devices; ... the latter two make permanent records; the dasymeter is made with and without recorder, ..."

2. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1896)
"... invented abroad an instrument called the "dasymeter" to indicate the percentage of carbonic acid in the products of combustion, compared with pure air. ..."

3. GWF; Das Gas- und Wasserfach by Deutscher Verein von Gas- und Wasserfachmännern (1866)
"Dies dasymeter ist aber in Wirklichkeit nichts als ein Gefäss- ... Sein dasymeter kostet pr. Stück sammt Füllung l fl. 80 kr. „The Gas Consumer's Guide by ..."

4. Engineering Chemistry by Thomas Bliss Stillman (1900)
"The dasymeter requires, initially, exceedingly delicate adjustment, ... When the dasymeter is fitted to a boiler, the stoker has directions to adjust the ..."

5. The Calorific Power of Fuels by Herman Poole (1898)
"dasymeter. Siegert and Durr * devised an apparatus called the ... dasymeter. light glass balloon holding 2 to 3 litres, sealed by fusion. ..."

6. Engine-room Practice; a Handbook for the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine by John George Liversidge (1906)
"Professor Unwin has described a form of balance called the dasymeter;* an instrument which automatically records the per cent, of 002 present in the funnel ..."

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