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altazimuth

[al-taz-uh-muh th] /ælˈtæz ə məθ/
noun, Astronomy.
1.
an instrument for determining both the altitude and the azimuth of a heavenly body.
Origin of altazimuth
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; alt(itude) + azimuth
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altazimuth

/ælˈtæzɪməθ/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the altitude and azimuth of a celestial body by the horizontal and vertical rotation of a telescope
Word Origin
C19: from alt(itude) + azimuth
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