ADAPTOMETER By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. a tool utilized to gauge how long it takes for visual adaptation to occur, commonly utilized with regards to diagnosing night-blindness and other ocular problems. ADAPTOMETER: "Adaptation times are commonly measured using an adaptometer." Related Psychology Terms VITAMIN A THERMISTOR VALIDITY CRITERION PRCMORBID ADJUSTMENT AMBLYOSCOPE ALGESIMETER POLYGRAPH TELEOPSIA PERIMETER NIGHT BLINDNESS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADAPTOMETER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adaptometer/ (accessed January 18, 2020).