Definition of biometer in English:

biometer

noun

historical
rare
  • 1A means of measuring vitality or likely lifespan; specifically a life table.

  • 2A device for detecting small quantities of carbon dioxide which are evolved in processes characteristic of life. Now historical.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal. From bio- + -meter.

Pronunciation

biometer

/ˌbʌɪˈɒmɪtə/