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Meaning of LYSIMETER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ly*sim"e*ter\ (l[-i]*s[i^]m"[-e]*t[~e]r), n. [Gr.
ly`sis a loosing + -meter.]
An instrument for measuring the water that percolates through
a certain depth of soil. --Knight.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Laboratory column of selected representative soil or a protected monolith of undisturbed field soil with facilities for sampling and monitoring the movement of water and chemicals.
 

 

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