helixometer

noun
helix·​om·​e·​ter

Definition of helixometer

: a tubular instrument in which an electric light and a prism and lens system enable visual examination of a small-arms bore (as in criminal investigation)

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History and Etymology for helixometer

helix + -o- + -meter

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“Helixometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helixometer. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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