an instrument for measuring the rate of flow of a liquid, consisting of a tapered vertical tube in which a small float is forced upward until its weight balances the fluid force.
trademark a device used for measuring the flow of a fluid. It consists of a small float supported in a tapering glass by the flow of the fluid, the height of the float indicating the rate of flow
noun 1. another name for rattan (sense 1)
noun 1. an aircraft that derives its lift from freely revolving rotor blades
noun 1. a culinary utensil or device, as an eggbeater, with one or more sets of rotary blades for beating, whipping, mixing, etc. noun a hand-cranked tool with beater blades connected to a gear-driven wheel, used to whip ingredients Usage Note cooking
- Rotary clothesline
noun 1. an apparatus of radiating spokes that support lines on which clothes are hung to dry