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inclinometer

[in-kluh-nom-i-ter] /ˌɪn kləˈnɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
Aeronautics. an instrument for measuring the angle an aircraft makes with the horizontal.
2.
Physics. dip needle.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; incline + -o- + -meter
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inclinometer

/ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə/
noun
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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