spherometer

noun
sphe·rom·e·ter | \sfir-ˈä-mə-tər \

Definition of spherometer 

: an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

First Known Use of spherometer

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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spherometer

noun
sphe·rom·e·ter | \sfir-ˈäm-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of spherometer 

: an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

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