1 an instrument for measuring vapour pressure.
2 a manometer.
Etymology: TENSION + -METER

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tensimeter — [ten sim′ət ər] n. [ TENSI(ON) + METER] an instrument that measures the difference in vapor pressure of two liquids …   English World dictionary

  • tensimeter — /ten sim i teuhr/, n. manometer. [1900 05; TENSI(ON) (def. 5) + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • tensimeter — noun A form of manometer used to measure differences in vapour pressure …   Wiktionary

  • tensimeter — instrument for measuring vapour pressure Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • tensimeter — ten·sim·e·ter …   English syllables

  • tensimeter — /tɛnˈsɪmətə/ (say ten simuhtuh) noun an instrument for determining vapour pressure or tension. {tensi(on) + meter1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • тензиметр — — [Я.Н.Лугинский, М.С.Фези Жилинская, Ю.С.Кабиров. Англо русский словарь по электротехнике и электроэнергетике, Москва, 1999 г.] Тематики электротехника, основные понятия EN tensimeter …   Справочник технического переводчика