clinograph

clinograph

[klahy-nuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
(in mining, construction, etc.) an instrument that records the deviation of boreholes or the like from the vertical.
2.
Drafting. a pair of straightedges hinged together so as to be adjustable to any angle.

Origin:
1880–85; clino- + -graph

clinographic [klahy-nuh-graf-ik] , adjective
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