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Meaning of "oedometer" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OEDOMETER

From Greek oidēma (see oedema) + -meter.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OEDOMETER

oedometer  [iːˈdɒmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OEDOMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oedometer 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 OEDOMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oedometer in the English dictionary

The definition of oedometer in the dictionary is an instrument for measuring the rate and amount of consolidation of a soil specimen under pressure.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OEDOMETER


accelerometer
ækˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə
acidometer
ˌæsɪˈdɒmɪtə
barometer
bəˈrɒmɪtə
diffractometer
ˌdɪfrækˈtɒmɪtə
fadometer
fəˈdɒmɪtə
hodometer
hɒˈdɒmɪtə
hydrometer
haɪˈdrɒmɪtə
inclinometer
ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə
kilometre
kɪˈlɒmɪtə
manometer
məˈnɒmɪtə
micrometer
maɪˈkrɒmɪtə
odometer
ɒˈdɒmɪtə
pedometer
pɪˈdɒmɪtə
potentiometer
pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə
spectrometer
spɛkˈtrɒmɪtə
spectrophotometer
ˌspɛktrəʊfəʊˈtɒmɪtə
speedometer
spɪˈdɒmɪtə
tachometer
tæˈkɒmɪtə
thermometer
θəˈmɒmɪtə
udometer
juːˈdɒmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OEDOMETER

oedema
oedemata
oedematose
oedematous
oedipal
oedipally
oedipean
Oedipus
Oedipus complex
OEEC
OEIC
oeil-de-boeuf
oeillade
oeils-de-boeuf
OEM
oenanthic
oenological
oenologist
oenology

WORDS THAT END LIKE OEDOMETER

altimeter
centimeter
clinometer
cytometer
Demeter
densitometer
diameter
dosimeter
dynamometer
electricity meter
geometer
mass spectrometer
meter
millimeter
multimeter
multiparameter
nanometer
parameter
perimeter
peter
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of oedometer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oedometer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OEDOMETER

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Translator English - Chinese

固结仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

edómetricas
570 millions of speakers

English

oedometer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oedometer
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oedometer
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oedometer
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oedometer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oedometer
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

œdomètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oedometer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ödometer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oedometer
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

압밀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oedometer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oedometer
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oedometer
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओडोमीटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ödometre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

edometro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

edometrycznym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oedometer
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oedometer
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

oedometer
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oedometer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oedometer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oedometer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oedometer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OEDOMETER»

The term «oedometer» is used very little and occupies the 160.298 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OEDOMETER» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OEDOMETER»

Discover the use of oedometer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oedometer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Consolidation of Soils: Testing and Evaluation : a Symposium
Oedometer Testing at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute REFERENCE: Sandbaekken, G., Bene, T., and Lacasse, S., "Oedometer Testing at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute," Consolidation of Soils: Testing and Evaluation , ASTM STP ...
Raymond Nen Yong, Frank C. Townsend, 1986
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Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice
Oedometer tests with porewater pressure measurements indicate that the Casagrande procedure leads to values of ep practically equal to those defined by excess porewater pressure measurements, whereas the Taylor procedure may ...
Karl Terzaghi, 1996
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Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Application
Porous stones Sample 1.3.2 Oedometer test A standard oedometer apparatus ( see Figure l.1) consists of a circular metal ring containing a soil sample which is usually 70mm in diameter and 20mm high. Porous discs are placed at the top and ...
David M. Potts, Lidija Zdravkovic, Lidija Zdravković, 2001
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Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils
The Sullivan and McClelland method is based on a ' 'constant volume" oedometer test on an undisturbed sample initially subjected to the overburden pressure. Once the swelling pressure has been reached, the sample is rebounded.
D. G. Fredlund, Harianto Rahardjo, 1993
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Soil Mechanics
The test is popular because it is relatively simple to perform and because the strain condition is approximately similar to one frequently encountered in actual problems. The major experimental difficulty with the oedometer test is side friction : ...
T. William Lambe, 1969
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Craig's Soil Mechanics, Seventh Edition
7.2 THE OEDOMETER TEST The characteristics of a soil during one-dimensional consolidation or swelling can be determined by means of the oedometer test. Figure 7.1 shows diagrammatically a cross-section through an oedometer.
R.F. Craig, 2004
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Environmental Geotechnics
The first apparatus developed to measure these parameters was the Casagrande oedometer, which tests a small, thin sample by dead loading. Subsequently, the hydraulic consolidation cell (Rowe cell), which uses a flexible hydraulic jack to ...
R. W. Sarsby, 2000
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Advanced Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics: ...
The best known and most popular procedure utilized for this is the oedometer test . It has been reported that values of swelling pressure and collapse potential were found to vary dramatically. This could be attributed to various factors such as ...
Alessandro Tarantino, E. Romero, Y.J. Cui, 2005
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Expansive Soils: Problems and Practice in Foundation and ...
The constant volume or swe1l pressure test procedure involves inundating the sample in the oedometer while preventing the sample from swelling. The swell pressure is reported as the maximum applied stress required to maintain constant ...
John Nelson, 1997
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Soil specimen preparation for laboratory testing: a ...
ABSTRACT: The paper describes the development of a method for the compaction of groups of identical oedometer specimens. Groups were compacted from several soils at various densities and moisture contents. The specimens in each ...
‎1976

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oedometer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oedometer>. Dec 2020 ».
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