Definition of Tensiometer

1. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring the moisture content of soil.




2. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring the tension in a wire or fiber or beam.

3. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring the surface tension of a liquid.

Definition of Tensiometer

1. Noun. An instrument used to measure the moisture content of soil ¹

2. Noun. An instrument used to measure the tension in a wire, or its tensile strength ¹

3. Noun. An instrument used to measure the surface tension of a liquid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tensiometer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tensiometer

1. A device for measuring tension. Origin: L. Tensio, tension, + G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tensiometer

tensides
tensies
tensile
tensile strain
tensile strength
tensile stress
tensiled
tensilely
tensilities
tensility
tensimeter
tensimeters
tensin
tensing
tensio active
tensiometer (current term)
tensiometers
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tensiometries
tensiometry
tension
tension curve
tension headache
tension pneumothorax
tension suture
tension wrench
tension wrenches
tensional
tensionally
tensioned

Literary usage of Tensiometer

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1. Rainfed Lowland Rice Improvement by David J. Mackill, William Ronnie Coffman, Dennis P. Garrity (1996)
"How to fabricate a simple tensiometer for monitoring soil water ... The tensiometer measures the pressure at which the soil draws water from the cup. ..."

2. Modern and Traditional Irrigation Technologies in the Eastern Mediterranean by Ozay Mehmet, Hasan Ali Bi├žak (2002)
"When the plant is young, the grower sets the tensiometer at only a few centimetres deep. ... An incorrect application of a tensiometer is shown in Figure 9. ..."

3. NBS Special Publication (1919)
"... educational, and governmental laboratories. This Bureau is assisting the work of this society in so far as possible. tensiometer. i ..."

4. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl R. Schneider (1997)
"The tensiometer-every row tube placement is the only irrigation ... The tensiometer scheduling method also produced significantly greater yields each year. ..."

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