from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device designed to measure the profile, and hence the roughness, of a surface
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A craniometrical device for determining profiles. It has sliding rods which are adjustable to the contour of the head, and thus enable a tracing of the profile to be made.
profile + -meter (Wiktionary)