stalagmometer

[stal-uhg-mom-i-ter]
noun Chemistry, Physics.
an instrument for determining the number of drops, or the weight of each drop, in a given volume of liquid.
Also called stactometer.


Origin:
1860–65; < Greek stalagmó(s) dripping + -meter

stalagmometric [stuh-lag-muh-me-trik] , adjective
stalagmometry, noun
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stalagmometer stal·ag·mom·e·ter (stāl'āg-mŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for determining exactly the number of drops in a given quantity of liquid, used as a measure of the surface tension of a fluid.

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One is for measuring surface tension with a stalagmometer, the other with a tensiometer.
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