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sonometern. [L. sonus a sound + -meter.].
  •  An instrument for exhibiting the transverse vibrations of cords, and ascertaining the relations between musical notes. It consists of a cord stretched by weight along a box, and divided into different lengths at pleasure by a bridge, the place of which is determined by a scale on the face of the box.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An instrument for testing the hearing capacity.  [1913 Webster]


sonometer, n.
1 an instrument for measuring the vibration frequency of a string etc.
2 an audiometer.

L sonus sound + -METER

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