Definition of Inclinometer

1. Noun. An instrument showing the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizon.

Generic synonyms: Navigational Instrument



2. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane).
Exact synonyms: Dip Circle
Category relationships: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane
Generic synonyms: Measuring Device, Measuring Instrument, Measuring System

3. Noun. An instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation.
Exact synonyms: Clinometer
Generic synonyms: Surveying Instrument, Surveyor's Instrument

Definition of Inclinometer

1. Noun. An instrument that displays the angle of an aircraft relative to the horizon ¹

2. Noun. An instrument that measures magnetic dip; a dip circle ¹

3. Noun. A surveying instrument that measures angles of inclination or elevation; a clinometer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inclinometer

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Medical Definition of Inclinometer

1. An obsolete instrument for determining the direction of the ocular axes in astigmatism. Origin: L. In-clino, to incline, + G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Inclinometer

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"9. On Recent Progress in Photographing the Solar Spectrum. By Professor HA ROWLAND. 10. On an Induction inclinometer adapted for Photographic Registration. ..."

2. Diary of a Magnetic Survey of a Portion of the Dominion of Canada, Chiefly by John Henry Lefroy (1883)
"This principle was first applied by the late Provost Lloyd in 1842, by the invention of his induction inclinometer,2 now well known, and I was provided with ..."

3. Surveying and Levelling Instruments: Theoretically and Practically Described by William Ford Robinson Stanley (1901)
"Lister's inclinometer Theodolite.1—This instrument is the invention of Mr. James Lister, CE It was originally designed to set out upon the ..."

4. Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Supplement by Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy (1870)
"H. Account of the induction inclinometer, and of its adjustments. Tract. 8vo. vol. 189. Lond. 1842 vol. 192. Dublin, 1834 Two introductory lectures on ..."

5. Engineer's, Mining Surveyor's, & Contractor's Field-book by William Davis Haskoll (1866)
"short distances and the purposes for which the inclinometer could be used, this is abundantly accurate; the instrument is furnished with plain sights, ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1885)
"On an Induction inclinometer ... MA The instrument is a modification of Lloyd's Induction inclinometer, the modifications consisting in— 2. ..."

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