ceilometer

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noun ceil·om·e·ter \sē-ˈlä-mə-tər\

Definition of ceilometer

  1. :  a photoelectric instrument for determining by triangulation the height of the cloud ceiling above the earth

Origin and Etymology of ceilometer

ceiling + -o- + -meter


First Known Use: 1943


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