Declinometer
Declinometer Dec`li*nom"e*ter, n. [Decline + -meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the declination of the magnetic needle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Declinometer — A declinometer is an instrument for measuring magnetic declination. The word comes from decline (through Middle English and Old French from the Latin de down + clinare to bend ) + meter. Categories: Measuring instrumentsAstronomical observatory… …   Wikipedia

  • declinometer — deklinometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Žemės magnetinio lauko deklinacijos (kampo tarp geomagnetinio ir astronominio dienovidinio plokštumų) matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. declinator; declinometer vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • declinometer — deklinometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. declination compass; declinometer vok. Deklinationsmesser, m; Deklinometer, n rus. деклинометр, m pranc. déclinomètre, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • declinometer — noun an instrument for measuring magnetic declination • Syn: ↑transit declinometer • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑measuring system, ↑measuring device …   Useful english dictionary

  • declinometer — /dek leuh nom i teuhr/, n. an instrument for measuring magnetic declination. [1855 60; DECLIN(ATION) + o + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • declinometer — noun An instrument for measuring magnetic declination …   Wiktionary

  • declinometer — instrument for measuring magnetic declination Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • declinometer — n. instrument used to measure magnetic declination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • declinometer — dec·li·nom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • declinometer — /dɛkləˈnɒmətə/ (say dekluh nomuhtuh) noun an instrument for measuring magnetic declination. {declino (combining form representing Latin dēclīnāre bend from) + meter1} …   Australian English dictionary

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