clinometer

noun
cli·​nom·​e·​ter | \ klī-ˈnä-mə-tər How to pronounce clinometer (audio) \

Definition of clinometer

: any of various instruments for measuring angles of elevation or inclination

First Known Use of clinometer

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clinometer

Greek klinein to lean

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