Dictionary.com

stadiometer

/ (ˌsteɪdɪˈɒmɪtə) /
Save This Word!

noun
an instrument that measures the length of curves, dashes, etc, by running a toothed wheel along them
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Word Origin for stadiometer

C19: from stadio-, from stadium + -meter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use stadiometer in a sentence

  • "I'll have it in a moment, captain," answered the chief yeoman, and took up his stadiometer.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters|Edward Stratemeyer
FEEDBACK