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Meaning of "altimeter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALTIMETER

altimeter  [ælˈtɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALTIMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Altimeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALTIMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Altimeter

An altimeter or an altitude meter is an instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level. The measurement of altitude is called altimetry, which is related to the term bathymetry, the measurement of depth underwater.

Definition of altimeter in the English dictionary

The definition of altimeter in the dictionary is an instrument that indicates height above sea level, esp one based on an aneroid barometer and fitted to an aircraft.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALTIMETER


calorimeter
ˌkæləˈrɪmɪtə
colorimeter
ˌkʌləˈrɪmɪtə
delimiter
diːˈlɪmɪtə
densimeter
dɛnˈsɪmɪtə
dimeter
ˈdɪmɪtə
fluorimeter
ˌflʊəˈrɪmɪtə
gravimeter
ɡrəˈvɪmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
lysimeter
laɪˈsɪmɪtə
oximeter
ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
perimeter
pəˈrɪmɪtə
planimeter
plæˈnɪmɪtə
polarimeter
ˌpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
scimitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
simitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
tachymeter
tæˈkɪmɪtə
tensimeter
tɛnˈsɪmɪtə
turbidimeter
ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə
velocimeter
ˌvɛləˈsɪmɪtə
viscosimeter
ˌvɪskəʊˈsɪmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALTIMETER

altho
althorn
Althorp House
although
Althusser
altigraph
altimetrical
altimetrically
altimetry
Altiplano
altisonant
altissimo
altitonant
altitude
altitude sickness
altitude training
altitudinal
altitudinarian
altitudinous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALTIMETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diameter
diffractometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
parameter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of altimeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «altimeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALTIMETER

Find out the translation of altimeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of altimeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «altimeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高度表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

altímetro
570 millions of speakers

English

altimeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

altimeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقياس الارتفاع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

высотомер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

altímetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্চতা মাপিবার যন্ত্রবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

altimètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Altimeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Höhenmesser
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

高度計
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고도계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Altimeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dụng cụ đo độ cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அல்டிமீட்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Altimeter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

altimetre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

altimetro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysokościomierz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

висотомір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

altimetru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αλτίμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

altimeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

höjdmätare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

høydemåler
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of altimeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTIMETER»

The term «altimeter» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.743 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTIMETER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «altimeter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «altimeter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about altimeter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALTIMETER»

Discover the use of altimeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to altimeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, ...
A classic navigation tool returns, newly updated to reflect the latest advances in GPS technology and including everything a modern explorer of all skill levels needs to know about path finding, compasses, maps, and more. Original.
Bob Burns, Mike Burns, 2004
2
How to Become a Pilot: The Step-by-step Guide to Flying
Altimeter settings can be defined as station pressure reduced to sea level, expressed in inches of mercury. The station reporting the altimeter setting takes an hourly measurement of the station's atmospheric pressure and corrects this value to ...
‎1987
3
Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots: Real World Training
The computer transmits a continuous broadcast telling you the winds, visibility, cloud heights, temperature and dew point, and barometric pressure (called the altimeter setting). The computer updates the weather information every minute or so, ...
Jeff Van West, Kevin Lane-Cummings, 2012
4
F-4 Phantom Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
Note Even though the ADC supplies corrected static pressure to the altimeters, it is nor— mal for the altimeter to fluctuate when passing through the transonic speed range. Refer to NAVAIR 01~245FDA-6 for allowable tolerances. SERVOED ...
Periscope Film Com, 2007
5
Glossary of Mapping Science
Most geodetic transits and theodolites are on alt-azimuth mountings. Satellite- tracking equipment is usually of the alt-azimuth type. SEE ALSO instrument, alt- azimuth; mounting, alt-azimuth. altimeter - An instrument that indicates its distance ...
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994
6
JAR Professional Pilot Studies
Altimeter. Checks. Rotating the knob through ±10 hPa must produce a corresponding height difference of about ±300 ft in relevant directions. At a known elevation on the aerodrome, vibrate the instrument by tapping, unless mechanical ...
Phil Croucher, 2004
7
Backpacker
Much more important is that this method of measuring heights assumes — among other things — that the barometric pressure in your area will remain the same after you set your altimeter. And everybody knows that the barometric pressure ...
8
Instrument Procedures Handbook
When cruising below 18,000 feet MSL,the altimeter must be adjusted to the current setting, as reported by a station within 100 NM of your position. In areas where weather-reporting stations are more than 100 NM from the route, the altimeter ...
Federal Aviation Administration, 2008
9
Convair F-102 Delta Dagger Pilot's Flight Operating Manual
AAU-I'PIA SERVO BARDME'I'RIC ALTIHEI'ER Note installation of the AAU-litfd. altimeter is a part of the AIMS modification. An AAU-lfilfi't altimeter {figure 1-54] is located on the instrument panel, The altimeter has a counter-drumpointer display  ...
United States Air Force, 2007
10
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, 2009
altimeter indicates. Altitude corrections for temperature can be computed on the navigation computer. Extremely cold temperatures will also affect altimeter indications. Figure 7-4, which was derived from ICAO formulas, indicates how much ...
Transportation Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Flight Standards Service

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALTIMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term altimeter is used in the context of the following news items.
1
SnapShot bids to bring hospitality into the Big Data era
To help us focus on what's happening in this deal better, Brian Solis, principal at Altimeter Group and famed digital analyst and anthropologist, ... «SiliconANGLE, Jul 15»
2
Iconic World War I plane may soar again
Other parts of the instrument panel are also authentic: the compass, oil gauge, magneto switches, altimeter, airspeed indicator and other parts. «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
3
Fitbit Surge review
It has eight-sensor technology with GPS, 3-axis accelerometers, 3-axis gyroscope, digital compass, optical heart rate tracker, altimeter, and an ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Do Privacy Concerns Really Change With The Internet Of Things?
This is one of the reactions in the report by the Altimeter Group, Consumer Perceptions of Privacy in the Internet of Things written by Jessica ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
5
Continued improvements at Carlyle Airport
... an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) which provides up to date information on wind speed and direction, altimeter settings, and ... «The Observer, Jul 15»
6
Introducing the Garmin® eTrex® Touch 25, 35 and 35t Handhelds …
The eTrex 35 and 35t also have a barometric altimeter to get more accurate altitude, elevation and climb information, as well as indications of ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
7
FirstNet studying methods to improve location detection in tall …
... in mobile devices and can help estimate z-axis location or altitude much like an altimeter can determine a plane's altitude, Bratcher wrote. «Fierce Mobile Government, Jul 15»
8
Innovation: Seeing the Light
For example, a GPS receiver might be combined with an inertial measurement unit, electronic compass and an altimeter to permit enhanced ... «GPS World magazine, Jul 15»
9
Optical Devices Aim for Asteroid
The other instruments set for installation onto the craft include a camera suite, a laser altimeter, a visible and IR spectrometer, and an x-ray ... «Photonics.com, Jul 15»
10
Brands Must Be Transparent on Data Tracking: Study
In it survey of more than 2,000 people representing a broad demographic range, Altimeter found that 70% of those studied owned a connected ... «AdAge.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Altimeter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/altimeter>. Dec 2021 ».
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