manocryometer

manocryometer

[‚man·ō‚krī′äm·əd·ər]
(thermodynamics)
An instrument for measuring the change of a substance's melting point with change in pressure; the height of a mercury column in a U-shaped capillary supported by an equilibrium between liquid and solid in an adjoining bulb is measured, and the whole apparatus is in a thermostat.