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tellurometer

[tel-yuh-rom-i-ter] /ˌtɛl yəˈrɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a surveying instrument using microwaves to measure distance.
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  • tellurometer measurements from typical mountain top triangulation stations.
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tellurometer

/ˌtɛljʊˈrɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
(surveying) an electronic instrument for measuring distances of up to about 30 miles that consists of two units, one at each end of the distance to be measured, between which radio waves are transmitted
Word Origin
C20: from Latin tellūs the earth + -meter
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