E*chom"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, sound + -meter: cf. F. ['e]chom[`e]tre.] (Mus) A graduated scale for measuring the duration of sounds, and determining their different, and the relation of their intervals. --J. J. Rousseau.
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