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pluviometer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pluviometer gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pluviometer An instrument for ascertaining the amount of rainfall at any place in a given time; a rain gauge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pluviometer An instrument for collecting and measuring the quantity of water that falls in rain, snow, etc., at a particular place; a rain-gage. See cut in next column.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pluviometer an instrument for measuring the amount of rain that falls
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pluvia, rain + -meter,: cf. F. pluviomètre,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—pluvialispluvia, rain.

Usage

In literature:

OSLER'S ANEMOMETER AND PLUVIOMETER.
"A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments" by Henry Negretti
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