Many techniques have been developed for the measurement of pressure and vacuum. Instruments used to measure pressure are called pressure gauges or vacuum gauges. A manometer is an instrument that us...
an instrument for ascertaining the pressure of liquids or gases. Miller-Keane
By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.
1 : an instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure of gases and vapors. 2 : sphygmomanometer. manometric. play \ˌma-nə-ˈme-trik\ adjective ...
an instrument for measuring the pressure of gases or liquids. Origin of