Definition of indentor in English:

indentor

noun

See indent

  • ‘Vickers indentors are more symmetric and better suited for particle hardness measurements.’
  • ‘The Vickers hardness test operates on similar principles, the major difference being the use of a square based pyramidal diamond indentor rather than a hardened steel ball.’
  • ‘It is very essential that materials required by these indentors are received by them regularly to avoid any dislocation in their work.’
  • ‘This features larger indentor and a more strong spring compared to Model C, thereby making it more suitable for polystyrene foam.’
  • ‘Set of bigger anvils and indentors which can be used for larger specimens and/or softer materials, comprising.’

Pronunciation

indentor

/-tər/