constant-head meter

constant-head meter

[′kän·stənt ‚hed ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A flow meter which maintains a constant pressure differential but varies the orifice area with flow, such as a rotameter or piston meter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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