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pluviometer

[ploo-vee-om-i-ter] /ˌplu viˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin pluvi(a) rain + -o- + -meter
Related forms
pluviometric
[ploo-vee-uh-me-trik] /ˌplu vi əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
pluviometrical, adjective
pluviometry, noun
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  • It could be that there was a bit dust in the pluviometer, which gave this high pH.
British Dictionary definitions for pluviometer

pluviometer

/ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an obsolete word for rain gauge
Derived Forms
pluviometric (ˌpluːvɪəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
pluviometrically, adverb
pluviometry, noun
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pluviometer in Science
pluviometer
  (pl'vē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)   
An instrument for measuring the amount of precipitation at a given location over a specified period of time. Also called udometer.
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