[nef-uh-lom-i-ter] /ˌnɛf əˈlɒm ɪ tər/
Bacteriology. an apparatus containing a series of barium chloride standards used to determine the number of bacteria in a suspension.
Physical Chemistry. an instrument for studying the density of suspended particles in a liquid by measuring the degree to which the suspension scatters light.
(chem) an instrument for measuring the size or density of particles suspended in a fluid
nephelometer neph·e·lometer (něf’ə-lŏm’ĭ-tər)
An apparatus used to measure the size and concentration of particles in a liquid by determining the amount of light scattered by the liquid.
neph’e·lo·met’ric (-lō-mět’rĭk) adj.
[nef-yoo or, esp. British, nev-yoo] /ˈnɛf yu or, esp. British, ˈnɛv yu/ noun 1. a son of one’s brother or sister. 2. a son of one’s spouse’s brother or sister. 3. an illegitimate son of a clergyman who has vowed celibacy (used as a euphemism). 4. Obsolete. a direct descendant, especially a grandson. 5. Obsolete. […]
of uncertain etymology; much disputed. (Gen. 6:4; Num. 13:33, R.V.), giants, the Hebrew word left untranslated by the Revisers, the name of one of the Canaanitish tribes. The Revisers have, however, translated the Hebrew gibborim, in Gen. 6:4, “mighty men.”
1. a combining form meaning “cloud,” used in the formation of compound words: nephometer. combining form 1. concerning cloud or clouds
/ˈnɛfəˌɡræm/ noun 1. (meteorol) a photograph of a cloud