alveograph

noun
al·​ve·​o·​graph | \ al-ˈvē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce alveograph (audio) \
plural alveographs

Definition of alveograph

: a type of extensometer designed for measuring the gluten development of dough Mixing and shaping units are included in the modern alveograph, whereby the dough is mixed and cut into disc-shaped test-pieces under carefully controlled conditions.— Peter R. Whiteley, Biscuit Manufacture, 1971

First Known Use of alveograph

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alveograph

borrowed from French alvéographe, from Latin alveus "cavity, trough" + French -o- -o- + -graphe -graph

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“Alveograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveograph. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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