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Meaning of "planimeter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PLANIMETER

planimeter  [plæˈnɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLANIMETER

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conjunction
determiner
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Planimeter 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 PLANIMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

planimeter

Planimeter

A planimeter is a measuring instrument used to determine the area of an arbitrary two-dimensional shape.

Definition of planimeter in the English dictionary

The definition of planimeter in the dictionary is a mechanical integrating instrument for measuring the area of an irregular plane figure, such as the area under a curve, by moving a point attached to an arm around the perimeter of the figure.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLANIMETER


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLANIMETER

planetologist
planetology
planetwide
planform
plangency
plangent
plangently
planigram
planigraph
planigraphy
planimetric
planimetrical
planimetrically
planimetry
planish
planisher
planisphere
planispheric
plank
plank-sheer

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLANIMETER

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 planimeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «planimeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLANIMETER

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

Translator English - Chinese

求积仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

planímetro
570 millions of speakers

English

planimeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

planimeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممساح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

планиметр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

planimeter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

planimeter
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

planimètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Planimeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Planimeter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プラニメーター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

면적계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Planimeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

planimeter
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

planimeter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्लॅनिमेटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

planimetre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

planimeter
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

planimeter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

планиметр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

planimetru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

planimeter
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

planimeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

planimeter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Planimeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of planimeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANIMETER»

The term «planimeter» is regularly used and occupies the 92.239 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANIMETER» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLANIMETER»

Discover the use of planimeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to planimeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Simplified Site Engineering
Harry Parker, John W. MacGuire, James E. Ambrose. 11.6 COMPUTING THE VOLUMES OF CUT AND FILL WITH THE PLANIMETER FIGURE 11. 5. FIGURE 11.6. 11.6 COMPUTING THE VOLUMES OF CUT AND FILL. 111 cut or fill, in cubic ...
Harry Parker, John W. MacGuire, James E. Ambrose, 1997
2
Surveying
There are two types of planimeters: the Amsler polar planimeter and the rolling planimeter; the former being most commonly used. Most of the methods for determining area, except Simpson's rule, assume straight line boundaries. However ...
S. K. Duggal, 2013
3
Basic Civil Engineering
2003, 4 Marks] Ans. : Refer section 7.9.2. i) Sketch of digital planimeter with all parts. 3 marks/2 marks ii) Uses of digital planimeter 2 marks /2 marks Q. 13 Describe the procedure of measuring area by digital planimeter and discuss how it ...
L.G. Kulkarni A.D. Pawar S.P.Nitsure, 2006
4
Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design
Generally, however, areas are irregularly shaped in civil design, and a planimeter can be used. A planimeter is a mechanical device that can be used to determine the area of a figure by moving its tracing point around the perimeter of the area.
Ying-Kit Choi, 2004
5
How Round Is Your Circle?: Where Engineering and Mathematics ...
This is analogous to dividing a shape into rectangles, as we did for the linear planimeter. Interestingly, our argument shows that the radius OA of the circle on which A is constrained to move does not enter into the equations which give us the ...
John Bryant, Chris Sangwin, 2011
6
Glossary of Mapping Science
The first form is called a linear planimeter; the second form is called a polar planimeter. Other common forms are the rolling planimeter and the suspended planimeter. The one most often used for calculating areas of regions on maps is the ...
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994
7
Milestones in Computer Science and Information Technology
A planimeter is a device that can compute the area inside a closed and possibly irregular planar curve by tracing the outline of the curve with a wheeled stylus of some kind. The area of a lake, for example, can be computed by tracing its ...
Edwin D. Reilly, 2003
8
Instruments of Science: An Historical Encyclopedia
the polar planimeter. He believed that "its simplicity, and the beauty of the principle on which it acts, render it worth the atrention of engineers and machinists, whether practical or theoreticaL" Jakob Amsler, inventor of the device , obtained his ...
Robert Bud, Deborah Jean Warner, 1998
9
Textbook of Surveying
8.8. THE. PLANIMETER. Fig. 8.8 The pantograph This device is used for the measurement of plotted areas, especially within irregular boundaries (Fig. 8.9). Functionally, it is a mechanical integrator. Different forms have been devised, but the ...
C Venkatramaiah, 1996
10
Technology for Modelling: Electrical Analogies, Engineering ...
simple but conceptually complex instrument that was used to evaluate area.14 Beginning with the invention of the planimeter in 1814, the development of mechanical integrators inspired a number of related ideas, leading to the emergence in ...
Charles Care, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLANIMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term planimeter is used in the context of the following news items.
1
From the vault: Watching (and re-watching) “The Mother of All Demos”
The most basic device that informed English's early research was the planimeter, he said, which was developed in the 1800s as a way to ... «Ars Technica, Apr 15»
2
What Computer Innovation and Fracking Have in Common [Excerpt]
Beginning in the 1870s, the brothers devised a system that was based on a planimeter, an instrument that can measure the area of a ... «Scientific American, Mar 15»
3
Let This Lego Loom Do Your Knitting For You
Lespour is no stranger to awesome LEGO projects, having previously constructed a series of clocks, a planimeter to measure area, a braiding ... «Popular Mechanics, Feb 15»
4
Keeping the landscape in shape; there's an app or device for that
Planimeter app allows a landscaper to pull up a GPS map of a client's home and drop pins on the corners of their property to get a quick, ... «AgriLife Today, Jun 14»
5
Planimeter - GPS Area Measure: Practical Mobile Tool from VisTech …
Professionals and amateurs who use Google Maps in their daily activity benefit from using the mobile Android application “Planimeter - GPS ... «PR Web, Jan 14»
6
5 Agricultural Apps for Panasonic Toughpad
The Planimeter map ruler tool is ideal for all kinds of measurements on Google Maps: distance, area and angles. It uses Google Maps in conjunction with your ... «PRWire, Aug 13»
7
Bataille de chiffres sur la “meliounya” : Que disent les …
Avec un outil comme Google Planimeter, on peut alors calculer la superficie de l'espace déterminé en se basant sur le service de cartographie ... «Nawaat, Aug 13»
8
Douglas Engelbart , Computer Mouse Creator , Visionary , Dies at 88
“I remember how my head went back to a device called a planimeter,” another wheel-based device used by engineers to measure irregular ... «Bloomberg, Jul 13»
9
Planimeter - all kinds of measurement on Google Ma...
Please, check our Planimeter app that might be useful in farming for area and distances estimations. We have many positive reviews and ... «Agriculture.com, Jun 13»
10
Industry mourns British sailboat designer
“Alan Gurney designed boats the old-fashioned way with drafting pencil on velum, using splines and ducks (weights), a planimeter and a ... «Trade Only Today, Aug 12»

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