dilatometry

dilatometer

[dil-uh-tom-i-ter]
noun Physics.
a device for measuring expansion caused by changes in temperature in substances.

Origin:
1880–85; dilate + -o- + -meter

dilatometric [dil-uh-tuh-me-trik] , adjective
dilatometrically, adverb
dilatometry, noun
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dilatometer (ˌdɪləˈtɒmɪtə)
 
n
any instrument for measuring changes in dimension: often a glass bulb fitted with a long stopper through which a capillary tube runs, used for measuring volume changes of liquids
 
dilatometric
 
adj
 
dilato'metrically
 
adv
 
dila'tometry
 
n

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