follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

densitometer

[den-si-tom-i-ter] /ˌdɛn sɪˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
Photography. an instrument for measuring the density of negatives.
2.
a densimeter.
Origin of densitometer
1900-1905
1900-05; densit(y) + -o- + -meter
Related forms
densitometric
[den-si-tuh-me-trik] /ˌdɛn sɪ təˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
densitometry, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for densitometer

densitometer

/ˌdɛnsɪˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
Derived Forms
densitometric (ˌdɛnsɪtəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
densitometry, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
densitometer in Medicine

densitometer den·si·tom·e·ter (děn'sĭ-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.

  1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.

  2. See densimeter.


den'si·tom'e·try (-ĭ-trē)
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for densitometer

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for densitometer

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for densitometer