spherometer


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sphe·rom·e·ter

 (sfĭ-rŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface, as of a sphere or cylinder.

spherometer

(sfɪəˈrɒmɪtə)
n
(Tools) an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
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Noun1.spherometer - a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surfacespherometer - a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Tenders invited for Supply of Spherometer rings and digital outside micrometers
We used a spherometer to document the radius of curvature of all lens surfaces.
He made adaptors to convert Barker's RAS-thread eyepieces to push-fit, to the latter's delight, plus a fine spherometer for the mirror-maker Jos (Joseph) Slater.