haptometer


haptometer
instrument measuring sensitivity to touch

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • haptic —   a. pertaining to sense of touch.    ♦ haptics, n. psychological study of sensations.    ♦ haptometer, n. instrument measuring tactile sensitiveness …   Dictionary of difficult words


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