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flowmeter

[floh-mee-ter] /ˈfloʊˌmi tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the flow rate of a fluid in a pipe.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; flow + -meter
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Examples from the web for flowmeter
  • flowmeter discharge data was only recorded every minute while pressure data was recorded every two seconds.
  • As each tube is opened, surges of flow and pressure occur at the flowmeter in the dispenser.
  • Once in operation and enabled, the water pump runs at this speed continuously with the flowmeter output displayed for reference.
  • flowmeter logs record the direction and rate of vertical borehole flow.
  • Not to give the wrong impression in the future, the bucket was exchanged fora shiny new high tech flowmeter.
British Dictionary definitions for flowmeter

flowmeter

/ˈfləʊˌmiːtə/
noun
1.
an instrument that measures the rate of flow of a liquid or gas within a pipe or tube
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flowmeter in Medicine

flowmeter flow·me·ter (flō'mē'-tər)
n.
An instrument for monitoring, measuring, or recording the rate of flow, pressure, or discharge of liquids or gasses.

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