helixometer

noun

helix·​om·​e·​ter
: 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)

Word History

Etymology

helix + -o- + -meter

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“Helixometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helixometer. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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