crescograph


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crescograph

(ˈkrɛskəˌɡrɑːf)
n
(Botany) botany an instrument for measuring plant growth
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(2) To back these findings he focused his experiments on the mimosa plant and designed the extraordinarily delicate High Magnification Crescograph machine to produce what he called "plant autographs".
30, 1858, and until his death in 1937 was renowned for his work in physics, biophysics, radio science and the invention of the crescograph. He's also credited with inventing Bengali science fiction writing