planimeter definition

  • noun:
    • a guitar that measures the location of an airplane figure as a mechanically paired pointer traverses the border of the figure.
    • An integrating product used to measure the part of an irregular figure via tracing its outline
    • a guitar for calculating the region of any jet figure, nevertheless irregular, by passing a tracer across the bounding line; a platometer.
    • a guitar for measuring an airplane location by carrying a tracer round its periphery, and noting the alteration of reading of a scale.
    • a measuring instrument for measuring the region of an irregular airplane figure

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