goniometer

noun
go·ni·om·e·ter | \ˌgō-nē-ˈä-mə-tər \

Definition of goniometer 

1 : an instrument for measuring angles

Other Words from goniometer

goniometric \ˌgō-nē-ə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
goniometry \ˌgō-nē-ˈä-mə-trē \ noun

First Known Use of goniometer

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for goniometer

Greek gōnia angle

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goniometer

noun
go·ni·om·e·ter | \ˌgō-nē-ˈäm-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of goniometer 

: an instrument for measuring angles (as of a joint or the skull)

Other Words from goniometer

goniometric \-nē-ə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
goniometry \-ˈäm-ə-trē \ noun plural goniometries

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