tropometer


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tropometer

[trə′päm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the angle through which one end of a bar is twisted in determining the strength of a material in torsion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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