torque-type viscometer

torque-type viscometer

[′tȯrk ¦tīp vi′skäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A device that measures liquid viscosity by the torque needed to rotate a vertical paddle submerged in the liquid; used for both Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids and for suspensions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.