[koh-nim-i-ter] /koʊˈnɪm ɪ tər/

an instrument for measuring the amount of dust in the air.
a device for measuring airborne dust concentration in which samples are obtained by sucking the air through a hole and allowing it to pass over a glass plate coated with grease on which the particles collect


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