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An instrument used in measuring the sensitiveness to or the perception threshold for pain as produced with a sharp point or an apparatus for determining the sensitiveness of the skin.
algometer, algesimeter
An instrument that purports to measure sensitiveness to pain in terms of amount of pressure exerted on the skin by a blunt instrument.
Weeds are a pain in the grass.
—Slogan on an invoice from a Pennsylvania tree-and-lawn-spraying service.