spherometer

[n] - a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
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Spherometer

Sphe·rom'e·ter noun [ Sphere + -meter : confer French sphéromètre .] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the curvature of spherical surface, as of lenses for telescope, etc.
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spherometer

<physics> An instrument for measuring the curvature of spherical surface, as of lenses for telescope, etc. ... Origin: Sphere: cf. F. Spherometre. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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spherometer

noun a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
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Spherometer

• (n.) An instrument for measuring the curvature of spherical surface, as of lenses for telescope, etc.
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spherometer

Type: Term Pronunciation: sfē-rom′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. An instrument to determine the curvature of a sphere or a spheric lens. See: Geneva lens measure
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Spherometer

A spherometer is an instrument for the precise measurement of the radius of a sphere. Originally, these instruments were primarily used by opticians to measure the curvature of the surface of a lens. The usual form consists of a fine screw moving in a nut carried on the centre of a small three-legged table or frame; the feet forming the vertices o...
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spherometer

instrument measuring curvature
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