durometer

noun
du·rom·e·ter | \du̇-ˈrä-mə-tər also dyu̇- \

Definition of durometer 

: an instrument for measuring hardness

First Known Use of durometer

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for durometer

Latin durus hard

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