planimeter

noun pla·nim·e·ter \ plā-ˈni-mə-tər , plə- \

Definition of planimeter

: an instrument for measuring the area of a plane figure by tracing its boundary line

Origin and Etymology of planimeter

French planimètre, from Latin planum plane + French -mètre -meter


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planimeter

noun pla·nim·e·ter \ plā-ˈnim-ət-ər, plə- \

medical Definition of planimeter

: an instrument for measuring the area of a plane figure by tracing its boundary line

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