tellurometer

noun
tel·​lu·​rom·​e·​ter | \ˌtel-yə-ˈrä-mə-tər \

Definition of tellurometer 

: a device that measures distance by means of microwaves

First Known Use of tellurometer

1956, in the meaning defined above

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