pluviometric

pluviometer

[ploo-vee-om-i-ter]
noun

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin pluvi(a) rain + -o- + -meter

pluviometric [ploo-vee-uh-me-trik] , pluviometrical, adjective
pluviometry, noun
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pluviometer (ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtə)
 
n
an obsolete word for rain gauge
 
pluviometric
 
adj
 
pluvio'metrically
 
adv
 
pluvi'ometry
 
n

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pluviometer   (pl'vē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)  Pronunciation Key 
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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