Words nearby tacheo-
WORDS THAT USE TACHEO-
What does tacheo- mean?
Tacheo- ultimately comes from the Greek tachýs, meaning “swift.”
Tacheo- is a variant of tachy-. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use tachy- article. Closely related to tacheo- and tachy- is tacho-, which you can learn more about in our article on Words That Use tacho-.
Examples of tacheo-
Very few words use the combining form tacheo-. (The form tachy- is much more common.)
One example is the word tacheometer (also called a tachymeter), a tool used in surveying that can quickly measure distances, elevations, and directions. The measurement of distances, elevations, and directions using a tacheometer is known as tacheometry.
What are some other forms that tacheo- may be commonly confused with?
Break it down!
Tacheo- means “swift” and -metry means “the process of measuring.” What, then, does tacheometry literally translate to?