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pla·nim·e·ter

(plă-nim'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument formed of jointed levers with a recording index, used for measuring the area of any surface, by tracing its boundaries.
[L. planum, plane, + G. metron, measure]
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planimeter

(plā-nĭm′ĕ-tĕr) [″ + Gr. metron, measure]
An apparatus used to measure the area of a plane figure by passing a tracer around the boundaries.
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pla·nim·e·ter

(plă-nim'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument formed of jointed levers with a recording index used for measuring the area of any surface, by tracing its boundaries.
[L. planum, plane, + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This only differs 13-25 metres from our initial georeferencing and is well within the 40-metre planimetric accuracy of this part of Wardenaar's ground plan (see Figure 5).
The Rio Protocol left some areas undemarcated, including the Cordillera del Condor, where in 1960 planimetric data confirmed the existence of a river, now called the Rio Cenepa, which had not been considered in the 1941 protocol.
One gallery, the so-called Room of Maps, featured a large, three-dimensional model and a series of planimetric drawings of the entire exhibition space prominently displayed on the wall.
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