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rheometer

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EtymologyEdit

From rheo- +‎ -meter

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rheometer (plural rheometers)

  1. A device used to measure the flow properties of fluids with variable viscosity.
  2. (obsolete) A device used to measure the flow of electric current: an ammeter.
  3. (now rare) A flowmeter, especially for water or blood.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • K. Walters (1975) Rheometry ISBN 0412 12090 9
  • Charles Wheatstone (1843) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society vol 133 page 307
  • Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1848) Principles of the Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering page 465
  • A. P. Brubaker & L.Landois (1905) A Textbook of Physiology page 172

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