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apertometer

[ ap-er-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌæp ərˈtɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Optics.

an instrument for measuring the angular and numerical aperture of the objective lens of a microscope.

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Origin of apertometer

First recorded in 1875–80; apert(ure) + -o- + -meter
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