Antimeter An*tim"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? like + ? measure.] A modification of the quadrant, for measuring small angles. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • antimeter — (ænˈtɪmɪtə(r)) [f. Gr. ἀντί, expressing equivalence, + µέτρον measure.] An obsolete instrument ‘called also Reflecting Sector, invented by Mr. Garrard, for measuring small angles with greater accuracy than by the sextant or other instruments… …   Useful english dictionary

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