from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An extensometer.

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  • noun A device that measures the strain in a structural element by measuring changes in electrical resistance of a sensor attached to the element under investigation.

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  • noun a gauge for measuring strain in a surface


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