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[pahy-uh-zom-i-ter, pee-uh-] /ˌpaɪ əˈzɒm ɪ tər, ˌpi ə-/

any of several instruments for measuring the pressure of a fluid or the compressibility of a substance when subjected to such a pressure.
any instrument for the measurement of pressure (piezometry), esp very high pressure, or for measuring the compressibility of materials under pressure


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