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[pur-mee-uh-mee-ter, pur-mee-am-i-ter] /ˈpɜr mi əˌmi tər, ˌpɜr miˈæm ɪ tər/
an instrument for measuring magnetic permeability.
Origin of permeameter
1885-90; permea(bility) + -meter Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The air permeameter appeared more reliable than the water permeameter for this type of testing.
  • The output voltage of the permeameter is related to average catalyst bed temperature via a calibration.
  • Lab permeameter tests, slug tests, and constant-rate pumping tests were used to evaluate hydrogeologic parameters.
  • Hydraulic conductivity was determined in the three mutually perpendicular axes of each cube in a permeameter.
  • Tests were performed in a flexible wall triaxial cell permeameter.
  • For water saturated experiments, a wide range permeameter was used to measure permeability.
  • It is measured on site with a constant-head permeameter.
  • When rigid wall units are used, the permeant may find a route at the sample permeameter interface.
  • It may also be used as a time-domain permeameter to characterize magnetic materials.

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