piezometric









piezometric


noun

  1. any of several instruments for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the compressibility of a substance when subjected to such a pressure.

noun

  1. any instrument for the measurement of pressure (piezometry), esp very high pressure, or for measuring the compressibility of materials under pressure

  1. An instrument for measuring fluid pressure, such as the pressure of water or gas in a pipe.
  2. An instrument for measuring the compressibility of a material, especially in terms of the change in volume it undergoes when subjected to hydrostatic pressure.

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