[ pluh-nom-i-ter ]
/ pləˈnɒm ɪ tər /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM planometerpla·nom·e·try, noun
Words nearby planometer
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Example sentences from the Web for planometer
For testing the truth of flat or plane surfaces the machinist employs the surface plate or planometer.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
British Dictionary definitions for planometer
/ (plæˈnɒmɪtə) /
a flat metal plate used for directly testing the flatness of metal surfaces in accurate metalwork
Derived forms of planometerplanometric (ˌpleɪnəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiveplanometrically, adverbplanometry, noun
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