Definition of pulsometer in US English:

pulsometer

noun

  • 1Medicine. An instrument for measuring the (rate of the) pulse.

  • 2More fully "pulsometer pump". A kind of vacuum pump with two chambers into which steam enters and condenses, creating a partial vacuum which draws water, etc., up into the chambers, one being filled while the other is emptied.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From pulse + -ometer.

Pronunciation

pulsometer

/pʌlˈsɒmɪtə/