An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of hearing.

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  • Acoumeter — A*cou me*ter, n. [Gr. ? to hear + meter.] (Physics.) An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of hearing. Itard. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acoumeter — akumetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Klausos jautrio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. acoumeter; acousimeter vok. Akumeter, n rus. акуметр, m pranc. acoumètre, m ryšiai: susijęs terminas – audiometras …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • acoumeter — acou·me·ter ə kü mət ər, ak .ü .mēt ər n AUDIOMETER …   Medical dictionary

  • acoumeter — n. device that measures acuity of hearing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acoumeter — acou·me·ter …   English syllables

  • acoumeter —   n. instrument measuring keenness of hearing.    ♦ acoumetry, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • acoumeter — əˈküməd.ə(r), aˈ , ˈaˌküˌmēd. noun ( s) Etymology: French acoumètre, from acou + mètre meter : audiometer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • audiometer — An electronic device used in measuring the threshold of hearing for pure tones of frequencies generally varying from 125–8000 Hz and speech (recorded in terms of decibels). [audio + G. metron, measure] automatic a. SYN: Békésy a.. Békésy a. an… …   Medical dictionary

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