plastometer

[ pla-stom-i-ter ]

noun
  1. an instrument for measuring the plasticity of a substance.

Origin of plastometer

1
First recorded in 1915–20; plast(ic) + -o- + -meter

Other words from plastometer

  • plas·to·met·ric [plas-tuh-me-trik], /ˌplæs təˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
  • plas·tom·e·try, noun

Words Nearby plastometer

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British Dictionary definitions for plastometer

plastometer

/ (plæˈstɒmɪtə) /


noun
  1. an instrument for measuring plasticity

Derived forms of plastometer

  • plastometric (ˌplæstəʊˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
  • plastometry, noun

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