Definition of sonometer in English:

sonometer

noun

  • another term for monochord
    • ‘They are looking for a sonometer for automatic interaction with an automatic pager, to implement dynamical noise maps automatically.’
    • ‘This is easier to use than the sonometer with weights, but the tension cannot be measured quantitatively.’
    • ‘Even tone deaf students can perform this experiment but the sonometer must be correctly tensioned or spurious harmonics interfere with the frequency determination.’
    • ‘The differential sonometer was invented by the French acoustical apparatus manufacturer, Marloye, ca. 1840.’
    • ‘The two sonometers were disposed in planes forming 90 degrees with the vacuum cleaner.’

Pronunciation:

sonometer

/səˈnɒmɪtə/