sclerometer

noun

scle·​rom·​e·​ter sklə-ˈrä-mə-tər How to pronounce sclerometer (audio)
: an instrument for determining the relative hardnesses of materials

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First Known Use

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sclerometer was circa 1879

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“Sclerometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sclerometer. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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