gradienter

[grey-dee-en-ter]

noun Surveying.

an instrument on a transit for measuring angles of inclination in terms of their tangents.

Nearby words

  1. grademark,
  2. grader,
  3. gradient,
  4. gradient post,
  5. gradient wind,
  6. gradin,
  7. gradine,
  8. gradiometer,
  9. gradual,
  10. gradualism

Origin of gradienter

First recorded in 1880–85; gradient + -er1

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