well-type manometer

well-type manometer

[′wel ¦tīp mə′näm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A type of double-leg, glass-tube manometer; one leg has a relatively small diameter, and the second leg is a reservoir; the level of the liquid in the reservoir does not change appreciably with change of pressure; a mercury barometer is a common example.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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