Extensometer



[ek-sten-som-i-ter] /ˌɛk stɛnˈsɒm ɪ tər/

noun
1.
an instrument for measuring minute degrees of expansion, contraction, or deformation.
/ˌɛkstɛnˈsɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an apparatus for studying small changes of length, as in the thermal expansion or mechanical compression of a solid

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