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Piezometers (Gumppj)

Definition
Instruments for measuring pressure heads, usually consisting of a small pipe tapped into the side of a closed or open conduit and flush with the inside, connected with a pressure gage, mercury, water column, or other device for indicating pressure head. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Instruments for measuring loads or pressure (Gumpp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Barometers (Gumppb)
Load cells (Gumppe)
Loadometers (Gumpph)
Oedometers (Gumppi)
Pitot tubes (Gumppn)
Pressiometric probes (Gumppr)
Pressure gages (Gumpps)
Pressure transducers (Gumppt)
Strain gages (Gumppv)