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interferometer (n.)

"instrument for measuring the interference of light waves," 1897, a hybrid from interfere + -meter. Compare interferential (1867), coined on the model of differential. Related: Interferometric; interferometry.

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Definitions of interferometer

interferometer (n.)
any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves;
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