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stalagmometer

[stal-uh g-mom-i-ter] /ˌstæl əgˈmɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Chemistry, Physics.
1.
an instrument for determining the number of drops, or the weight of each drop, in a given volume of liquid.
Also called stactometer.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek stalagmó(s) dripping + -meter
Related forms
stalagmometric
[stuh-lag-muh-me-trik] /stəˌlæg məˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
stalagmometry, noun
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stalagmometric in Medicine

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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