What does -meter mean?

-meter meaning in Etymology Dictionary

word-forming factor definition "device or tool for measuring;" commonly -ometer, periodically -imeter; from French -m


-meter meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix denoting that where any such thing is calculated; as, barometer, chronometer, dynamometer.


-meter meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix denoting that by which any such thing is measured; as, barometer, chronometer, dynamometer.