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Snickometer

/ (snɪˈkɒmɪtə) /
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noun

trademark cricket a device, which uses sound waves recorded by the stump microphone, employed by TV commentators to determine whether or not a batsman has made contact with the ball

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Word Origin for Snickometer

C20: from snick (sense 5) + -meter

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