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clinograph

[ klahy-nuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈklaɪ nəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

(in mining, construction, etc.) an instrument that records the deviation of boreholes or the like from the vertical.
Drafting. a pair of straightedges hinged together so as to be adjustable to any angle.

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Origin of clinograph

First recorded in1880–85; clino- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM clinograph

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