Definition of quantimeter in US English:

quantimeter

noun

  • 1Radiology. An apparatus for measuring the quantity of X-rays administered. Now historical.

  • 2A device or system used for the quantitative analysis of selected detail in visual images, especially microscopic images in engineering and biomedical contexts.

Origin

Early 20th century. From quanti- + -meter. In sense 1 after German Quantimeter (R. Kienböck, 1905 or earlier).

Pronunciation

quantimeter

/kwɒnˈtɪmɪtə/