Stadimeter
Stadimeter Sta*dim"e*ter (st[.a]*d[i^]m"[-e]*t[~e]r), n. [Stadium + -meter.] A horizontal graduated bar mounted on a staff, used as a stadium, or telemeter, for measuring distances. [1913 Webster]

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  • stadimeter — sta·dim·e·ter …   English syllables

  • stadimeter — stəˈdiməd.ə(r) noun Etymology: stadium + meter : an instrument for measuring the distance of an object of known height * * * /steuh dim i teuhr/, n. an instrument for determining the distance between an observer and an object of known height by… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Fiske, Bradley Allen — ▪ United States naval officer born June 13, 1854, Lyons, N.Y., U.S. died April 6, 1942, New York, N.Y.  U.S. naval officer and inventor whose new instruments greatly improved the efficiency and effectiveness of late 19th century warships… …   Universalium

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