from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that measures the coefficient of friction of a surface.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument to ascertain the degree of friction in rubbing surfaces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus, resembling a sled, for measuring the force of friction in rubbing surfaces.
And they have another item of equipment in their armory as well: a ski tribometer.
The nanocomposite will be mounted on a tribometer, developed by Sawyer, which will measure the friction of the material's surface.
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