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Hydrodynamometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydrodynamometer An instrument to measure the velocity of a liquid current by the force of its impact.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydrodynamometer An instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by a flowing liquid, and hence for determining its velocity.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hydrodynamometer an instrument for measuring the velocity of fluid in motion by its pressure
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hydro-, 1 + dynamometer,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hydōr, water, and dynamics.

Usage

In literature:

The Pitot tube, like the hydrodynamometer, does not require a time observation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
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