instrument for measuring hardness of substances

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  • Durometer — Du*rom e*ter, n. [L. durus hard + meter.] An instrument for measuring the degree of hardness; especially, an instrument for testing the relative hardness of steel rails and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • durometer — noun An instrument used to measure the hardness or stiffness of a material, especially of an elastomer, such as rubber. A simple durometer consists of a movable tip on a spring with a dial gauge. She tested the sample with a durometer to verify… …   Wiktionary

  • Durometer — kietmatis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiagos (metalų ir jų lydinių) kiečio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. durometer; hardness tester vok. Durometer, n; Härtemesser, m; Härtemessgerät, n rus. дюрометр, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • durometer — kietmatis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos kietumo matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. durometer; hardness tester rus. твердомер …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • durometer — noun Etymology: Latin durus hard Date: circa 1879 an instrument for measuring hardness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • durometer — /doo rom i teuhr, dyoo /, n. a device for measuring the hardness of materials, esp. metals. [1885 90; < L dur(us) hard + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Durometer — Склерометр, твердомер; Дюрометр …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • durometer — du·rom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • durometer —    see duro …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • durometer — A device to indicate the hardness of rubber …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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