flowmeter etymology

English word flowmeter comes from English flow, English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.)

Detailed word origin of flowmeter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flow English (eng) (intransitive) To discharge excessive blood from the uterus.. (intransitive) To hang loosely and wave.. (intransitive) To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.. (intransitive) To move as a fluid from one position to another.. (intransitive) To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.. (intransitive) To proceed; to issue forth.. (intransitive) To rise, as [...]
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
flowmeter English (eng) Any of various devices used to measure the flow of a fluid through a pipe, etc.

Words with the same origin as flowmeter

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry