Auxanometer Aux`a*nom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? to cause to increase + -meter.] An instrument to measure the growth of plants. --Goodale. [1913 Webster]

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  • Auxanometer — s. It automatically detects and measures plant growth and stores the information in a data logger.In case of an arc auxanometer(see picture), there is a wire fixed with the plant apex on one end and a dead weight on the other. It passes over a… …   Wikipedia

  • Auxanometer — Au|xa|no|me|ter 〈n. 13; Bot.〉 Messgerät für das Pflanzenwachstum [<grch. auxanein „vermehren“ + metron „Maß“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Auxanometer — Au|xa|no|me|ter 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: ; Bot.〉 Messgerät für das Pflanzenwachstum [Etym.: <grch. auxanein »vermehren« + …meter] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Auxanometer — Au|xa|no|me|ter das; s, <zu 1↑...meter> Messgerät für das Pflanzenwachstum …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • auxanometer — instrument for measuring growth of plants Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • auxanometer — aux·a·nom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • auxanometer — /ɔksəˈnɒmətə/ (say awksuh nomuhtuh) noun an instrument which measures the growth of plants. {auxano (from Greek auxanein increase) + meter1} …  

  • auxanometer —   n. instrument measuring rate of growth of plants …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • auxanometer — n. an instrument for measuring the linear growth of plants. Etymology: Gk auxano increase + METER …   Useful english dictionary

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