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phototheodolite

[foh-toh-thee-od-l-ahyt] /ˌfoʊ toʊ θiˈɒd lˌaɪt/
noun
1.
an optical tracking instrument consisting of a camera and theodolite mounted on a single tripod, used in photogrammetry and in tracking rockets.
Compare theodolite.
Origin of phototheodolite
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; photo- + theodolite
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