instrument for measuring dust in air

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Koniscope — A Koniscope (or coniscope) is a scientific instrument to detect and measure content of dust particles in the atmosphere.[1] A koniscope is also called dust counter, or Aitken dust counter,[2] named after John Aitken who invented the first… …   Wikipedia

  • koniscope — konˈiscope noun An instrument for estimating the dustiness of air • • • Main Entry: ↑konimeter …   Useful english dictionary

  • koniology — noun the study of dust, pollen and other airborne particles. See Also: koniscope …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • koniology —   n. study of dust and germs in atmosphere.    ♦ koniometer,    ♦ koniscope, n. instrument measuring amount of dust in air …   Dictionary of difficult words

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