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dust counter

noun
1.
any instrument used to measure the size and number of dust particles per unit volume in the atmosphere.
Also called nucleus counter.
Origin of dust counter
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • It is not nearly so accurate as the dust-counter; but it is cheaper, more easily wrought, and more handy for quick work.

    Meteorology J. G. M'Pherson

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