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n.1.(Physics) An instrument for measuring thickness, as of the glass of a mirror, or of paper; a pachymeter.
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Corneal thickness profiles in rabbits using an ultrasonic pachometer. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
Field investigation work was performed, which consisted of Visual Inspection, Acoustic Impact testing, Ferroscan Pachometer survey, Rebound Hammer testing, Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity, measurements in concrete dimensions, collection of concrete core and concrete powder samples.
He also used a magnetic device (pachometer) to locate and measure the concrete cover over the steel reinforcement.