profilometry

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profilometry (plural profilometries)

  1. The use of a technique in the measurement and profiling of an object.
  2. The methodology of performing eddy current profiling of tubing.
    The profilometry of the tubing was conducted directly following the eddy current exam.
  3. The technique in which a diamond stylus, in contact with a sample, measures surface variations as a function of position.
  4. The use of a laser or white-light, computer-generated projections to perform surface measurements of three dimensional objects.
    Surface profilometry was used to measure the film thickness.

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