angulator

noun

an·​gu·​la·​tor
plural -s
: a mechanical device for converting angles measured in an oblique plane to their projections on a horizontal plane and used especially in surveying

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angulator was in 1944

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“Angulator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angulator. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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