tachymeter

[ ta-kim-i-ter, tuh- ]

nounSurveying.
  1. any of several instruments for rapidly determining distances, directions, and differences of elevation.

Origin of tachymeter

1
First recorded in 1855–60; tachy- + -meter

Other words from tachymeter

  • ta·chym·e·try, noun

Words Nearby tachymeter

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British Dictionary definitions for tachymeter

tachymeter

/ (tæˈkɪmɪtə) /


noun
  1. another name for tacheometer

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