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planometer

Line breaks: plan|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /pləˈnɒmɪtə
 
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Definition of planometer in English:

noun

A flat plate, typically of cast iron, used in metalwork as a standard gauge for plane surfaces.
Example sentences
  • The latter kind of planometers, although not near so large or costly as the former, has almost an equal range.
  • Face plates, or planometers, as they are sometimes termed, are supplied by most of the makers of engineering tools.

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