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Definition of "tensiometer" [tensiometer]

  • An instrument for measuring tensile strength. (noun)
  • An instrument used to measure the surface tension of a liquid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tensiometer" in a sentence
  • "In his project, called The Creation of an Elastic Integrated Circuit for Applications in Medicine, Tom designed a tensiometer to measure tissue tension, based on a novel multi-walled carbon nanotube elastomer."
  • "Comparative in vitro deposition (Andersen Cascade Impaction) data on formoterol by nebulization Flixotide ™ were measured at 25°C by a tensiometer (KSV instruments, Finland) using the compared to nebulized solution based on the in vitro profile. vs. DPI."
  • ""A tensiometer measures the force with which water is held in the soil by the soil par - ticles."