Definition of Hypsometers

1. Noun. (plural of hypsometer) ¹



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Definition of Hypsometers

1. hypsometer [n] - See also: hypsometer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypsometers

hypsiloid ligament
hypsilophodont
hypsilophodontid
hypsilophodontids
hypsilophodonts
hypsistaphylia
hypsistenocephalic
hypso-
hypsocephaly
hypsochromic
hypsodont
hypsodonty
hypsography
hypsometer
hypsometers (current term)
hypsometric
hypsometrical
hypsometry
hypsophyll
hypsophylls
hypural
hypural joint
hypurgia
hypusine
hypæthral
hypæthric
hyraces
hyracoid
hyracoidea

Literary usage of Hypsometers

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1. Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the by Edward Charles Frome (1873)
"He draws the following conclusion : (1) That at high altitudes hypsometers are not to be depended on for any but the roughest approximation ; (2) that ..."

2. Forest Mensuration by Herman Haupt Chapman (1921)
"hypsometers Based on the Pendulum or Plumb-bob. These angles can be read as easily from a pendulum, with graduated arc placed below. ..."

3. Forest Management by Arthur Bernhard Recknagel, John Bentley (1919)
"hypsometers. — The next commonest instrument for measuring trees is the hypsometer, an instrument for measuring heights; and since it is employed almost ..."

4. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ...: General index to the by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1876)
"Mercurial barometers are not liable to errors, which are of much importance in measuring elevations : on the contrary, hypsometers change their corrections ..."

5. The Late Dr. Charles Beke's Discoveries of Sinai in Arabia and of Midian by Charles Tilstone Beke (1878)
"The hypsometers were certified at Kew Observatory in April 1873 to have minus errors ... It may safely be assumed that the bulbs of the hypsometers have ..."

6. A Manual of Exercises in Forest Mensuration by Hugo Winkenwerder, Elias Treat Clark (1915)
"Graves' Forest Mensuration, hypsometers and methods of determining heights of trees. EXPLANATION: The object of this exercise is to give the student ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. (1875)
"From the survey of Sinai, by Major Wilson and Captain Palmer, BB, the results of the systematic use of the aneroids and hypsometers show (1), ..."

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