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- n. A planimeter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See planimeter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as planimeter.
When Arthur Young wished to ascertain the relative proportions of cultivated and uncultivated land in France, he cut up a map of the country, and weighed them one against the other; but the platometer would have helped him to a more satisfactory conclusion.