[ klahy-nuh-graf, -grahf ]

  1. (in mining, construction, etc.) an instrument that records the deviation of boreholes or the like from the vertical.

  2. Drafting. a pair of straightedges hinged together so as to be adjustable to any angle.

Origin of clinograph

First recorded in 1880–85; clino- + -graph

Other words from clinograph

  • cli·no·graph·ic [klahy-nuh-graf-ik], /ˌklaɪ nəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby clinograph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023