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audiometer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n audiometer an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Audiometer (Acous) An instrument by which the power of hearing can be gauged and recorded on a scale.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n audiometer An instrument designed to gage the power of hearing and record it upon an arbitrary scale.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Audiometer awd-i-om′et-ėr an instrument for measuring and recording differences in the power of hearing.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. audire, to hear + -meter,

Usage

In literature:

AUDIOMETER, an instrument for the measurement of hearing, invented by Professor D. E. Hughes, of London, in 1879.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
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In news:

COLOGNE — RTW, a 45 year-old vendor of visual audiometers, will relocate to a new office Sept 25.
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