- Aeronautics. an instrument for measuring the angle an aircraft makes with the horizontal.
- Physics. dip needle.
Origin of inclinometer
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Examples from the Web for inclinometer
The introduction and perfection of this type of inclinometer is almost entirely due to H. Wild.
Inclinometer—A curved form of spirit-level used for indicating the attitude of a body relative to the horizontal.The Aeroplane Speaks
While thus waiting the boys glanced at the inclinometer and at the direction indicator.The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet
- an aircraft instrument for indicating the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizontal
- another name for dip circle
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