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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface.

Usage examples (21)
  • The spherometer is accepted as the sole guide in obtaining the proper curvature.
  • The spherometer is accepted at all stages of the process as the final arbiter as to curvature.
  • It is well to control this process by means of a spherometer, so that the desired radius may be approximately reached.
  • Before the grade of emery is changed all three surfaces must agree, as nearly, at least, as the spherometer will show. for more
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