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Meaning of "clinometer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLINOMETER

clinometer  [klaɪˈnɒmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLINOMETER

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conjunction
determiner
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Clinometer 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 CLINOMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

clinometer

Inclinometer

An inclinometer or clinometer is an instrument for measuring angles of slope, elevation or depression of an object with respect to gravity. It is also known as a tilt meter, tilt indicator, slope alert, slope gauge, gradient meter, gradiometer, level gauge, level meter, declinometer, and pitch & roll indicator. Clinometers measure both inclines and declines using three different units of measure: degrees, percent, and topo. Astrolabes are inclinometers that were used for navigation and locating astronomical objects. In aircraft, the "ball" in turn coordinators or turn and bank indicators is sometimes referred to as an inclinometer.

Definition of clinometer in the English dictionary

The definition of clinometer in the dictionary is an instrument used in surveying for measuring an angle of inclination.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLINOMETER


actinometer
ˌæktɪˈnɒmɪtə
chronometer
krəˈnɒmɪtə
cyanometer
ˌsaɪəˈnɒmɪtə
declinometer
ˌdɛklɪˈnɒmɪtə
diaphanometer
ˌdaɪəfəˈnɒmɪtə
galvanometer
ˌɡælvəˈnɒmɪtə
hemoglobinometer
ˌhiːməʊɡləʊbɪˈnɒmɪtə
inclinometer
ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə
manometer
məˈnɒmɪtə
monometer
mɒˈnɒmɪtə
oenometer
iːˈnɒmɪtə
pycnometer
pɪkˈnɒmɪtə
pyknometer
pɪkˈnɒmɪtə
pyranometer
ˌpaɪrəˈnɒmɪtə
salinometer
ˌsælɪˈnɒmɪtə
sonometer
səˈnɒmɪtə
sphygmomanometer
ˌsfɪɡməʊməˈnɒmɪtə
tonometer
təʊˈnɒmɪtə
urinometer
ˌjʊərɪˈnɒmɪtə
volumenometer
ˌvɒljʊmeˈnɒmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLINOMETER

clinicalness
clinician
clink
clinker
clinker block
clinker brick
clinker-built
clinkstone
clinoaxis
clinochlore
clinodiagonal
clinometric
clinometrical
clinometry
clinopinacoid
clinopinakoid
clinopyroxene
clinostat
clinquant
clint

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLINOMETER

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

Synonyms and antonyms of clinometer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «clinometer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLINOMETER

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

Translator English - Chinese

测斜仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clinómetro
570 millions of speakers

English

clinometer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्लेनामिटर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقياس الميل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клинометр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clinometer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঢাল মাপিবার যনত্রবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clinomètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Klinometer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Neigungsmesser
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

傾斜計
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

경사계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Klinometer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ đo độ nghiên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாய்வுமானி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्लिनीमीटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

klinometre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

clinometro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chyłomierz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клінометр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clinometru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλινόμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

clinometer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klinometer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Clinometer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clinometer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLINOMETER»

The term «clinometer» is regularly used and occupies the 57.172 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLINOMETER» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLINOMETER»

Discover the use of clinometer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clinometer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Surveying Instruments
Figure 530 Pendulum clinometer Clinometers to Hang The inclination of strings or wires in mining is determined with the aid of a hanging clinometer. This instrument has a semi-circle of light metal which is graduated to both sides from 0 to 100 ...
Fritz Deumlich, 1982
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Metrology & Measurement
7.24 Vernier clinometer A further modification in the Vernier clinometer is the micrometer clinometer (refer Fig. 7.25). It consists of a spirit level whose one end is attached to the barrel of a micrometer and the outer end is hinged on the base.
Bewoor, 2009
3
Landscape Construction
Measuring Slopes with a Clinometer The clinometer (discussed above under “ Layout Equipment”) is a device for measuring angles above and below an artificial horizon. Contractors use the clinometer to measure the angle of slopes for wall ...
David Sauter, 2010
4
Stream Hydrology: An Introduction for Ecologists
clinometer with one eye and viewing the staff with the other, and raising or lowering the clinometer until the crosshair lines up with the mark on the staff (see Figure 5.4(a1). Figure 5.4 Using a clinometer to (a) measure slope and (b) measure ...
Nancy D. Gordon, Thomas A. McMahon, Brian L. Finlayson, 2013
5
Scientific Instruments, 1500-1900: An Introduction
An Introduction. German trigonometer made in satin wood and brass, by Georg Brander of Augsburg; c. 1 765. With adjustable, calibrated arc and plumb line, the instrument could be used as a clinometer or with a plane-table. (Christie's) ...
‎1998
6
Geological Field Techniques
However, the principle of the clinometer is exactly the same. On both types of compass there is a scale on the inner part of the compass window to measure the magnitude of the angle between the needle and the horizontal (clinometer scale;  ...
Angela L. Coe, 2011
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Lightly on the Land: The SCA Trail-building and Maintenance ...
Now find some relatively flat ground on your side of the river, look through the clinometer again with the crosshair intersecting the same reading as when you were sighting the target point, and note the spot on the ground in front of you that the ...
Robert C. Birkby, 2005
8
Special Surveys
b. Hanging Clinometer. The hanging clinometer (fig. 9) is a companion instrument to the hanging compass. The compass measures the bearings of traverse lines, or provides data for computing the horizontal angle at a traverse station, and the ...
‎1990
9
Nineteenth-century Scientific Instruments
[16[] Clinometer in the form of a rule, signed: TROUGHTON & SIMMS LONDON. Made of boxwood, with two hinged leaves, a weighted index on one side. On the outside is a table of temperature conversions. Length open 305 mm. c. 1870.
Gerard L'Estrange Turner, 1983
10
Ancient Astronomy: An Encyclopedia of Cosmologies and Myth
However, when the accuracy required is not as great as this, a magnetic compass together with a clinometer may well be sufficient. To be suitable for the task of determining the azimuth, a compass must be of the prismatic variety, enabling the ...
Clive L. N. Ruggles, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLINOMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clinometer is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Lesson in Trail Building
Mr. Mickelson, right, shows student Isabel Mania how to use a clinometer, a device that measures incline. Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
A comparison of genomic selection models across time in interior …
Mature tree heights were obtained using an ultrasonic clinometer Vertex III (Haglöf, Långsele, Sweden). The full data set consisting of a ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
What is an Inclinometer?
An inclinometer, or clinometer, is an instrument used for measuring angles of slope/tilt and elevation/depression of an object with respect to ... «AZoSensors, Jun 15»
4
Hemenway State Forest pine tree is tallest in state
Martin led the morning hike to both trees armed with a clinometer showed the tree to be 150 feet tall, but a laser device measured it at 152 feet, ... «Conway Daily Sun, Jun 15»
5
Where's the story? 3 Points Mentioned
Then they will use a device called a clinometer to measure the height. They will also attempt to use a laser devise to measure tree heights. «Conway Daily Sun, Jun 15»
6
iPhone & iPad App Price Drops – May 30, 2015
This app deal alert includes OMGuitar, Live Cams Pro, Animoog, palmEM, Clinometer, Vintique, Filtatron, eWeather, Ava Photo, Calzy, Just do ... «iOSnoops, May 15»
7
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: A Guide to Dealing With Post Bunker …
List ascertained again and verified by clinometer; list corrections applied and documented? Bunker tank modifications (if any) ascertain and ... «Ship & Bunker, May 15»
8
iPhone & iPad App Price Drops – May 23, 2015
Adventure, Account Tracker, My Movies Pro, Virtual Villagers, Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors, Clinometer, Drawn: The Painted Tower, Mahjong ... «iOSnoops, May 15»
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iPhone & iPad App Price Drops – May 9, 2015
This app deal alert includes Doodle Tanks, Animoog, Contacts Journal CRM, CoinVault, PDF Reader Pro Edition, Clinometer, Animoog, ... «iOSnoops, May 15»
10
Trails closed after volcanic activity intensifies on Mount Hakoneyama
Observations using a clinometer revealed slight signs of bulging on the mountain slopes. The Hakone area in Kanagawa Prefecture is famous ... «Asahi Shimbun, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Clinometer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/clinometer>. Nov 2020 ».
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