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planimeter

noun pla·nim·e·ter \plā-ˈni-mə-tər, plə-\

Definition of PLANIMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the area of a plane figure by tracing its boundary line
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Origin of PLANIMETER

French planimètre, from Latin planum plane + French -mètre -meter
First Known Use: circa 1858
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planimeter

noun pla·nim·e·ter \plā-ˈnim-ət-ər, plə-\

Medical Definition of PLANIMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the area of a plane figure by tracing its boundary line

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