sclerometer

noun
scle·​rom·​e·​ter | \sklə-ˈrä-mə-tər \

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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