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hypsometer

hypsometer

noun hyp·som·e·ter \hip-ˈsä-mə-tər\

Definition of HYPSOMETER

:  any of various instruments for determining the height of trees by triangulation

Origin of HYPSOMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek hypsos height (akin to Old English ūp up) + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter — more at up
First Known Use: 1927

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