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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An instrument used to measure changes in the level of the water in an [[evaporation  pan]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It consists of a pointed metal hook, mounted in the vertical, the position of which with respect  to its supporting member may be adjusted by means of a micrometer arrangement. The gauge is  placed on the [[still well]] and a measurement taken when the point of the hook just breaks above  the surface of the water.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An instrument used to measure changes in the level of the water in an [[evaporation pan|evaporation  pan]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It consists of a pointed metal hook, mounted in the vertical, the position of which with respect  to its supporting member may be adjusted by means of a micrometer arrangement. The gauge is  placed on the [[still well]] and a measurement taken when the point of the hook just breaks above  the surface of the water.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:09, 25 April 2012



hook gauge

An instrument used to measure changes in the level of the water in an evaporation pan.

It consists of a pointed metal hook, mounted in the vertical, the position of which with respect to its supporting member may be adjusted by means of a micrometer arrangement. The gauge is placed on the still well and a measurement taken when the point of the hook just breaks above the surface of the water.


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