Definition of Tiltmeter

1. Noun. An instrument designed to measure very small changes from the horizontal level ¹



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Definition of Tiltmeter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiltmeter

tilt rail
tilt table
tilt test
tiltability
tiltable
tilted
tilter
tilters
tilth
tilths
tilting
tilting board
tilting disc valve
tilting disc valve prosthesis
tiltings
tiltmeter (current term)
tiltmeters
tiltorama
tiltoramas
tiltrotor
tiltrotors
tilts
tilty
tiltyard
tiltyards
tim-whiskey
tim-whiskies
timal
timaline
timar

Literary usage of Tiltmeter

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1. Directory of International and Regional Organizations Conducting Standards edited by Maureen Breitenberg (1993)
"Certifies tiltmeter calibrators. Calibrates gravimeters, including absolute ... Develops standard reference materials for tiltmeter calibrators and for ..."

2. Hazard-Wise: Classroom Resources for Teachers on Natural Hazards & Disasters by Chris Dolan (1996)
"This is measured using a tiltmeter. Small ash and lava emissions may also ... function in the prediction of volcanic activity: » seismograph • tiltmeter ..."

3. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"... which is capable of deploying experiments such as the following: 1. a passive seismic/tidal gravimeter/tiltmeter (three components); ..."

4. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"One remaining tiltmeter on the dome shows gradually accelerating tilt. Other deformation measurements have been hampered by ..."

5. RREL Hazardous Waste Research Symposium: Abstract Proceedings, 19th Annual (1993)
"A review of both'tiltmeter and monitoring well data suggest that the fracture orientation was predominantly horizontal, with a slight directional preference ..."

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