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clapometer

noun [C or U] uk   /klæpˈɒm.ɪ.tər/ us    /-ˈɑː.mɪ.t̬ɚ/
a device used to measure how popular someone or something is by the amount that people clap, especially on television programmes: The audience loved his performance and the needle on the clapometer shot up. The winner of tonight's talent contest will be decided by clapometer.
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