penetrometer


pen·e·trom·e·ter

noun \ˌpe-nə-ˈträ-mə-tər\

Definition of PENETROMETER

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

Origin of PENETROMETER

Latin penetrare + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter
First Known Use: 1905

pen·e·trom·e·ter

noun \ˌpen-ə-ˈträm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PENETROMETER

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

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