tachymeter

[ ta-kim-i-ter, tuh- ]
/ tæˈkɪm ɪ tər, tə- /

noun Surveying.

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

Origin of tachymeter

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

Related forms

ta·chym·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tachymetry (1 of 2)

tachymetry

/ (tæˈkɪmɪtrɪ) /

noun

another name for tacheometry

British Dictionary definitions for tachymetry (2 of 2)

tachymeter

/ (tæˈkɪmɪtə) /

noun

another name for tacheometer
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