instrument for recording rainfall

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hyetometrograph — hy·e·to·met·ro·graph …   English syllables

  • hyetometrograph — ˌhīətōˈme.trəˌgraf, rȧf noun Etymology: hyet + metr (measure) + graph : a self registering rain gage * * * hyetometˈrograph noun A self registering rain gauge, hyetograph • • • Main Entry: ↑hyetal …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain gauge — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hyetometer, hyetograph, ombRometer, instrument for measuring rainfall, udomograph, ombrograph, pluviograph, udometer, pluviometer, hyetometrograph; see also gauge …   English dictionary for students

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hyetal —   a. pertaining to rain.    ♦ hyetograph, n. rain gauge; chart of average rainfall.    ♦ hyetography, n. study of rainfall distribution.    ♦ hyetology, n. study of all precipitation.    ♦ hyetometer, n. rain gauge.    ♦ hyetometrograph, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyetograph — hīˈed.əˌgraf, rȧf noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hyet + graph 1. : a chart showing average annual rainfall 2. : hyetometrograph * * * /huy et euh graf , grahf , huy i teuh /, n. a map or chart showing the average rainfall… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.