Ondometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ondometer An electric wave meter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ondometer An instrument consisting of a system of adjustable condensers and inductance-coils for determining the wave-length of the electric waves, used in wireless telegraphy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. onde, wave, L. unda, + -mater,

Usage

In literature:

As he rose above the field Kennedy gave a last glance at his ondometer and sprang down the ladder.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
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