tachymeter

tachymeter

[ta-kim-i-ter, tuh-]
noun Surveying.
any of several instruments for rapidly determining distances, directions, and differences of elevation.

Origin:
1855–60; tachy- + -meter

tachymetry, noun
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tacheometer or tachymeter (ˌtækɪˈɒmɪtə)
 
n
surveying a type of theodolite designed for the rapid measurement of distances, elevations, and directions
 
tachymeter or tachymeter
 
n

tachymeter (tæˈkɪmɪtə)
 
n
another name for tacheometer

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