[ in-kluh-nom-i-ter ]
/ ˌɪn kləˈnɒm ɪ tər /


Aeronautics. an instrument for measuring the angle an aircraft makes with the horizontal.
Physics. dip needle.


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Origin of inclinometer

First recorded in 1835–45; incline + -o- + -meter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for inclinometer

/ (ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə) /


an aircraft instrument for indicating the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizontal
another name for dip circle
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