tribometer

noun
tri·​bom·​e·​ter | \ trīˈbämətə(r) \

Definition of tribometer

: an instrument for measuring sliding friction

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History and Etymology for tribometer

French tribomètre, from Greek tribein to rub + French -mètre -meter

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“Tribometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tribometer. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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