[ol-fak-tom-i-ter, ohl-]
a device for estimating the keenness of the sense of smell.

1885–90; < Latin olfact(us) (see olfaction) + -o- + -meter

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To olfactometer
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: olfactive
Next Definition: olfactometry
Words Near: olfactometer
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for olfactometer
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing olfactometer
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature