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Meaning of "lysimeter" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LYSIMETER

From lysi- (variant of lyso-) + -meter.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LYSIMETER

lysimeter  [laɪˈsɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LYSIMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lysimeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LYSIMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lysimeter

Lysimeter

A lysimeter is a measuring device which can be used to measure the amount of actual evapotranspiration which is released by plants, usually crops or trees. By recording the amount of precipitation that an area receives and the amount lost through the soil, the amount of water lost to evapotranspiration can be calculated. Lysimeters are of two types: Weighing and non-weighing.

Definition of lysimeter in the English dictionary

The definition of lysimeter in the dictionary is an instrument for determining solubility, esp the amount of water-soluble matter in soil.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LYSIMETER


altimeter
ælˈtɪmɪtə
coercimeter
ˌkəʊɜːˈsɪmɪtə
dasymeter
dæˈsɪmɪtə
delimiter
diːˈlɪmɪtə
densimeter
dɛnˈsɪmɪtə
extensimeter
ˌekstenˈsɪmɪtə
focimeter
fəʊˈsɪmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
oximeter
ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
passimeter
pæˈsɪmɪtə
perimeter
pəˈrɪmɪtə
pulsimeter
pʌlˈsɪmɪtə
scimitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
scimiter
ˈsɪmɪtə
simitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
tasimeter
təˈsɪmɪtə
tensimeter
tɛnˈsɪmɪtə
velocimeter
ˌvɛləˈsɪmɪtə
viscosimeter
ˌvɪskəʊˈsɪmɪtə
zymosimeter
ˌzaɪməʊˈsɪmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LYSIMETER

lysergic acid
lysergic acid diethylamide
lysergide
lyses
Lysias
lysigenetic
lysigenic
lysigenous
Lysimachus
lysimetric
lysin
lysine
Lysippus
lysis
Lysithea
lysogen
lysogenic
lysogenicity
lysogenisation
lysogenise

WORDS THAT END LIKE LYSIMETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diameter
diffractometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
parameter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of lysimeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lysimeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LYSIMETER

Find out the translation of lysimeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lysimeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lysimeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蒸渗仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lisímetro
570 millions of speakers

English

lysimeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

lysimeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقياس الذوبان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лизиметре
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lisímetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

lysimeter
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lysimètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lysimeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lysimeter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ライシメータ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모형 매립
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lysimeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lysimeter
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கரை திறன் மானி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Lysimeter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lizimetre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lisimetro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lizymetr
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лізіметре
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lisimetru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λυσίμετρου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lysimeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lysimeter-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lysimeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lysimeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LYSIMETER»

The term «lysimeter» is normally little used and occupies the 121.064 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LYSIMETER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lysimeter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lysimeter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lysimeter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LYSIMETER»

Discover the use of lysimeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lysimeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Lysimeter Concept: Environmental Behavior of Pesticides
This book focuses on the lysimeter concept, an instrument for measuring materials dissolved by water.
F. Fuhr, R. J. Hance, J. R. Plimmer, 1998
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Evaporation of Water With Emphasis on Applications and ...
Pruitt and Angus9 reported an accuracy of 0.03 mm on a large weighing lysimeter. van Bavel and Myers10 developed their lysimeter systems to have an accuracy of 0.025 mm. Dugas et al." reported a sensitivity and resolution of 0.02 mm.
Frank E. Jones, 1991
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Standard Soil Methods for Long-Term Ecological Research
However, collection efficiency is never 100%, and thus chemical data must be combined with a water balance model (see later discussion) for calculation of element flux. The material used to construct the lysimeter should be chemically inert.
Michigan State University G. Philip Robertson Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, University of Georgia David C. Coleman Research Professor of Ecology Institute of Ecology, Air Caroline S. Bledsoe Professor of Soil Ecology in the Department of Land, and Water Resources University of California Davis, 1999
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Nitrogen in Agricultural Systems
One method of lysimeter installation is accomplished by excavating a trench and then digging a cavity along one of the walls of the trench to accommodate the lysimeter. The porous surface of the lysimeter is placed in contact with the soil of  ...
James Stuart Schepers, William Raun, 2008
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Microclimate: The Biological Environment
Their lysimeter floated on water and used a modified water stage recorder to detect water level changes. This lysimeter required large air spaces in the soil- filled bin to maintain buoyancy. McMillan and Paul (1961) described a lysimeter that ...
Norman J. Rosenberg, 1983
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Novel Measurement and Assessment Tools for Monitoring and ...
This does not happen inside the lysimeter, as the potential on the very bottom is zero. As a result, the lysimeter has more moisture than the field. In dry periods, depending on the soil type, capillary suction causes the water in the field to rise.
Lothar Mueller, Abdulla Saparov, Gunnar Lischeid, 2013
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Nitrogen Economy in Tropical Soils
Lysimeters In its broadest sense, a lysimeter is defined as a device for measuring percolation and leaching losses from a column of soil under controlled conditions (Brady, 1 984). In most cases, the column of soil is enclosed on the sides and ...
N. Ahmad, 1996
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Soil Sampling and Methods of Analysis, Second Edition
Ensure that the soil is tightly sealed around the lysimeter shaft so that preferential flow does not occur. In soils where good soil-to-lysimeter contact is difficult to establish, a slurry can be prepared using soil taken from the same depth as that of ...
M.R. Carter, E.G. Gregorich, 2007
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Human enteric virus survival in soil following irrigation ...
Source Isolation Line Identification r# S-8 Lysimeter 2-B 2/18/77 HeLa Polio 1 S- 9 Lysimeter 2-B 2/18/77 HeLa Polio l S-10 Lysimeter 2-B 2/18/77 HeLa Polio 1 S- ll Lysimeter 2-B 2/18/77 HeLa Polio l S-l2 Lysimeter 2-B 2/18/77 HeLa Polio l ...
Bernard P. Sagik, Barbara E. Moore, Charles A. Sorber, 1980
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
objective of the work described here was to compare simultaneous measurements of ET from pasture, made using a lysimeter and the Bowen ratio method. The second objective was to compare the resulting ET data with Priestley-Taylor ET ...

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LYSIMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lysimeter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Denver teenagers swap technology for environmental education
#Also on site is a lysimeter, a state-of-the-art data collector that directly uploads information regarding evapotransportation and weather ... «Steamboat Pilot & Today, Jul 14»
2
Ngai Tahu leads way in sustainable dairying
BEST PRACTICE: Professor Keith Cameron from Lincoln University describes the use of lysimeters to monitor nitrate leaching on a Ngai Tahu ... «The Southland Times, Jan 14»
3
Artichokes finding a place in the 'heart' of Texas
Dr. Leskovar examines artichoke plants near a lysimeter — an instrument he is using to help determine soil moisture and the rate of ... «AgriLife Today, Apr 13»
4
Agricultural research: Workshop on abiotic stress tolerance in plants …
... breeding for stress tolerance; field training on demonstration and practical for screening in pots, lysimeter tanks, field conditions; Seed testing ... «The Express Tribune, Mar 13»
5
Satellites Helping Save Water on California Farms
... “the soil moisture sensors, the soil water potential sensors, and in this case the capillary lysimeter, which measures how much water is going ... «KQED, Jul 12»
6
Serving Through Research
As detailed in the technical abstract for a lysimeter irrigation project: “Irrigation can be a source of contamination in outbreaks associated with ... «Quality Assurance & Food Safety, Jun 12»
7
Swath of forest above San Dimas has colorful scientific history
That experiment, the San Dimas Lysimeter, was part of an attempt in the 1930s to understand how rain water trickles down through the ... «San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Apr 12»
8
Zero goal: BWTF, Yellowstone Club explore innovative use of …
The western most lysimeter (#7) is off of the snowmaking area so it will be used as a control to test native snow melt water. YC will provide the ... «Lone Peak Lookout, Sep 11»
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Desert soil: It's a dirty job, but …
Inside each lysimeter are 150 sensors. The data they collect allow scientists like Young to tell the story of how water and gases move into and ... «Las Vegas Sun, Mar 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lysimeter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lysimeter>. Dec 2021 ».
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