gradienter

[ grey-dee-en-ter ]
/ ˈgreɪ diˌɛn tər /

noun Surveying.

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

Origin of gradienter

First recorded in 1880–85; gradient + -er1
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