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Meter

meter

1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See coal-meter.

2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured. Dry meter, a gas meter having measuring chambers, with flexible walls, which expand and contract like bellows and measure the gas by filling and emptying. Wt meter, a gas meter in which the revolution of a chambered drum in water measures the gas passing through it.

Origin: From Mete to measure.


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Help with old, heavy bone id

Kinda what I'm hoping, too! Will take some more photos with a yard or meter stick tonight and upload for ya. :)

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by tlongren
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hi , is 30 ppm reading on my TDS meter is the same as 30 mg/L reading using gravimetric method?

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