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flowmeter

Syllabification: flow·me·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈflōˌmēdər
 
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Definition of flowmeter in English:

noun

An instrument for measuring the rate of flow of a fluid, especially through a pipe.
Example sentences
  • A single oscillator can serve as both a sensor (e.g., flowmeter, acoustic velocimeter) and an orifice.
  • Before measurement, the turbine flowmeter was calibrated using a three liter calibration syringe.
  • Handheld peak expiratory flowmeters have been widely used in the management of bronchial asthma, and as such are familiar to family physicians.

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