planometer

[pluh-nom-i-ter]

Origin of planometer

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; plano-1 + -meter
Related formspla·nom·e·try, noun
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planometer

noun
  1. a flat metal plate used for directly testing the flatness of metal surfaces in accurate metalwork
Derived Formsplanometric (ˌpleɪnəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiveplanometrically, adverbplanometry, noun
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