Aeronautics. an instrument for measuring the angle an aircraft makes with the horizontal.
Physics. dip needle.

1835–45; incline + -o- + -meter Unabridged
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inclinometer (ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə)
1.  an aircraft instrument for indicating the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizontal
2.  another name for dip circle

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Indicate the active range of motion measured in degrees with an inclinometer.
Mobility will be measured by use of a digital inclinometer.
Install inclinometer casing at several points in and adjacent to the slope failure.
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