inclinometer

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

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

Nearby words

  1. inclined,
  2. inclined plane,
  3. inclined railway,
  4. inclined to,
  5. inclining,
  6. inclip,
  7. inclose,
  8. inclosure,
  9. include,
  10. include out

Origin of inclinometer

First recorded in 1835–45; incline + -o- + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for inclinometer

inclinometer

/ (ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun

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