Orograph
Orograph Or"o*graph, n. [Gr. 'o`ros mountain + -graph.] (Surveying) A machine for use in making topographical maps. It is operated by being pushed across country, and not only records distances, like the perambulator, but also elevations. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Orograph — Orograph, ein Instrument für topographische Aufnahmen, welches zur graphischen Aufzeichnung des Geländes dient. In der Mitte eines Meßtisches ist ein Fernrohraufsatz drehbar; ein an der Fernrohrachse beteiligter Arm bewegt einen vorn mit einem… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • orograph — oro·graph …   English syllables

  • orograph —   n. machine recording heights and distances traversed.    ♦ orographic, a. showing heights.    ♦ orography, n. study of mountains …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • orograph — ˈōrəˌgraf, rȧf noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oro (I) + graph : a machine used in making topographical maps that is operated by being pushed across country and that records both distances and elevations …   Useful english dictionary

  • oreographically — orographˈically or oreographˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑orography …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Epigenese — Epi|ge|ne|se 〈f. 19〉 1. nach K. F. Wolff (1759) die Entwicklung des Organismus durch dauernde, aufeinanderfolgende Neubildungen, ohne Steuerung durch erbl. Faktoren, heute veraltet 2. Beeinflussung von geolog. u. morpholog. Bildungen durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • orographically — adverb see orographic * * * orographˈically or oreographˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑orography …   Useful english dictionary

  • evaporograph — evapˈorograph noun A device giving direct or photographic images of objects in darkness by focusing infrared radiations from them onto an oil film, which evaporates in proportion to the amount of radiation and leaves an image • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

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