wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Spherobacterium
Spheroconic
spherocyte
Spherograph
Spheroid
spheroid joint
Spheroidal
Spheroidal state
spheroidally
Spheroidic
Spheroidical
Spheroidicity
Spheroidity
Spheromere
spheroplast
Spherosiderite
Spherosome
Spherulate
Spherule
Spherulite
spherulitic
Sphery
Sphex
Sphex fly
Sphigmometer
Sphincter

spherometer definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1828 an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an instrument for finding the radius of a sphere and for the exact measurement of the thickness of small bodies. Etymology: F sphéromètre (as SPHERE, -METER)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Spherometer Sphe*rom"e*ter, n. [Sphere + -meter: cf. F. sph['e]rom[`e]tre.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the curvature of spherical surface, as of lenses for telescope, etc.



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup