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A rain gauge, used in pluviometry

Pluviometry is a field of meteorology concerned with the measurement of rainfall. The word comes from the Latin word pluvius which means rain, and the Greek word metron (μέτρον), meaning measure.[1] The amount of rain can be measured in a rain gauge, or pluviometer.

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  1. "Pluviometry". Free Online Dictionary. Retrieved 2009-08-15.