spherometer

[ sfi-rom-i-ter ]
/ sfɪˈrɒm ɪ tər /
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noun

an instrument for measuring the curvature of spheres and curved surfaces.

Nearby words

  1. spherocytic anemia,
  2. spherocytosis,
  3. spheroid,
  4. spheroidal,
  5. spheroidicity,
  6. spherophakia,
  7. spheroplast,
  8. spherular,
  9. spherule,
  10. spherulite

Origin of spherometer

1820–30; < French sphéromètre; see sphero-, -meter

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spherometer

/ (sfɪəˈrɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
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