Definition of lysimeter in English:


Line breaks: lys|im¦eter
Pronunciation: /lʌɪˈsɪmɪtə/

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An apparatus for measuring changes due to moisture loss, percolation, etc. undergone by a body of soil under controlled conditions.


late 19th century: from Greek lusis 'loosening' + -meter.

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