planimeter

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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]

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.

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]