any of various instruments for determining the distance from the observer to a particular object, as for sighting a gun or adjusting the focus of a camera.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of range finder
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby range finder
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Example sentences from the Web for rangefinder
"Action imminent," Chase ordered, and the rangefinder took up his chant.
"Target—range one eight zero four, azimuth two four oh, elevation one oh seven," the rangefinder reported.
British Dictionary definitions for rangefinder
/ (ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndə) /
an instrument for determining the distance of an object from the observer, esp in order to sight a gun or focus a camera
another word for tacheometer
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