clinograph

noun
cli·​no·​graph | \ ˈklīnəˌgraf \
plural -s

Definition of clinograph

1 : an instrument for ascertaining the deviation from the vertical of a borehole, well, or shaft
2 : a drawing instrument having two straight edges united by a hinge and capable of being set at any desired angle

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clin- + -graph

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“Clinograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinograph. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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