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planometer

[ pluh-nom-i-ter ]
/ pləˈnɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Machinery.

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Origin of planometer

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; plano-1 + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM planometer

pla·nom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for planometer

planometer
/ (plæˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun

a flat metal plate used for directly testing the flatness of metal surfaces in accurate metalwork

Derived forms of planometer

planometric (ˌpleɪnəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiveplanometrically, adverbplanometry, noun
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