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penetrometer

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noun pen·e·trom·e·ter \ˌpe-nə-ˈträ-mə-tər\

Definition of penetrometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring firmness or consistency (as of soil)



Origin of penetrometer

Latin penetrare + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

penetrometer

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noun pen·e·trom·e·ter \ˌpen-ə-ˈträm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of penetrometer

  1. 1:  an instrument for measuring the firmness or consistency of a substance

  2. 2:  penetrameter




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "penetrometer"


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