sclerometer

noun
scle·​rom·​e·​ter | \ sklə-ˈrä-mə-tər How to pronounce sclerometer (audio) \

Definition of sclerometer

: an instrument for determining the relative hardnesses of materials

First Known Use of sclerometer

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Sclerometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sclerometer. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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