declinometer

[ dek-luh-nom-i-ter ]
/ ˌdɛk ləˈnɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an instrument for measuring magnetic declination.

Nearby words

  1. declination,
  2. declinatory,
  3. declinature,
  4. decline,
  5. decline and fall of the roman empire, the,
  6. declive,
  7. declivitous,
  8. declivity,
  9. declivous,
  10. declomycin

Origin of declinometer

1855–60; declin(ation) + -o- + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for declinometer

declinometer

/ (ˌdɛklɪˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring magnetic declination
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