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rheometer

[ree-om-i-ter] /riˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the flow of fluids, especially blood.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; rheo- + -meter
Related forms
rheometric
[ree-uh-me-trik] /ˌri əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
rheometry, noun
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Examples from the web for rheometer
  • Therefore, the rheometer geometry must be a variable geometry in which the gap can be changed.
  • As a consequence, cement paste and mortar rheology is measured in a rheometer.
  • It will be shown that the relative plastic viscosity does not depend on the rotational rheometer used.
British Dictionary definitions for rheometer

rheometer

/rɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
(med) an instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow
2.
another word for galvanometer
Derived Forms
rheometric (ˌriːəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
rheometry, noun
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rheometer in Medicine

rheometer rhe·om·e·ter (rē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the flow of viscous liquids, such as blood.

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