Aërometry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aërometry The science of measuring the air, including the doctrine of its pressure, elasticity, rarefaction, and condensation; pneumatics.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aerometry The science of measuring the weight or density of air and other gases, and of determining the doctrine of their pressure, elasticity, rarefaction, and condensation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Aerometry ā-ėr-om′e-tri the measuring of the air, now called pneumatics
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Aëro-, + -metry,: cf. F. érométrie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. aēr, aeros, air, metron, a measure.