haptometer

[ hap-tom-i-ter ]
/ hæpˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a mechanical device for measuring the sense of touch.

Nearby words

  1. hapten,
  2. hapteron,
  3. haptic,
  4. haptics,
  5. haptoglobin,
  6. haptotropism,
  7. hapu,
  8. hapuka,
  9. hapuu,
  10. hara-kiri

Origin of haptometer

< Greek hápt(ein) to sense, touch, grasp + -o- + -meter

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