penetrometer

noun
pen·e·trom·e·ter | \ˌpe-nə-ˈträ-mə-tər \

Definition of penetrometer 

: an instrument for measuring firmness or consistency (as of soil)

First Known Use of penetrometer

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for penetrometer

Latin penetrare + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter

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penetrometer

noun
pen·e·trom·e·ter | \ˌpen-ə-ˈträm-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of penetrometer 

1 : an instrument for measuring the firmness or consistency of a substance

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