Definition of Manometer:

  1. An instrument for measuring the pressure acting on a column of fluid, especially one with a U-shaped tube of liquid in which a difference in the pressures acting in the two arms of the tube causes the liquid to reach different heights in the two arms.

  2. Device for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.

How to use Manometer in a sentence?

  1. The contamination appeared to be mostly contained in a first-floor science classroom, where the silvery metal leaked from a manometer, a U-shaped glass device used to measure air pressure, Dieringer said.

Meaning of Manometer & Manometer Definition