Clinometry
Clinometry Cli*nom"e*try, n. (geol.) That art or operation of measuring the inclination of strata. [1913 Webster]

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  • clinometry — noun see clinometer * * * clinomˈetry noun • • • Main Entry: ↑clino * * * clinometry (klaɪˈnɒmɪtrɪ) [f. clino + µετρια measuring.] The measurement of the inclination of strata. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • clinometry — See clinometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • clinometry — n. measurement of slopes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clinometry — cli·nom·e·try …   English syllables

  • clinometer — clinometry, n. /kluy nom i teuhr, kli /, n. an instrument for determining angles of inclination or slope. [1805 15; CLINO + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • clinometric — adj. of clinometry (measurement of inclination); having oblique angles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clinometer —   n. instrument measuring angle of slope.    ♦ clinometric, a.,    ♦ clinometry, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • clinometer — [klī näm′ət ər] n. [ CLINO + METER] an instrument for measuring angles of slope or inclination clinometric [klī΄nō me′trik] adj. clinometrical clinometry [klī näm′ə trē] n …   English World dictionary

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