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clinometer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clinometer  \Cli*nom"e*ter\,  n.  [Gr.  kli`nein  to  incline  + 
  -meter.]  (Geol.) 
  An  instrument  for  determining  the  dip  of  beds  or  strata,  pr 
  the  slope  of  an  embankment  or  cutting;  a  kind  of  plumb  level. 
  --Dana. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clinometer 
  n  :  an  instrument  used  by  surveyors  in  order  to  measure  an  angle 
  of  inclination  or  elevation  [syn:  {inclinometer}] 




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