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extensometer

[ek-sten-som-i-ter] /ˌɛk stɛnˈsɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring minute degrees of expansion, contraction, or deformation.
Also, extensimeter.
Origin of extensometer
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; extens(ion) + -o- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for extensometer

extensometer

/ˌɛkstɛnˈsɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an apparatus for studying small changes of length, as in the thermal expansion or mechanical compression of a solid
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