inclinometer[in′klə näm′ət ər, -klī-]
inclinometer definition by Webster's New World
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- dip needle
- an instrument that measures the inclination of an axis of an airplane or ship in relation to the horizontal
Origin: ; from incline plush -o- plush -meter
inclinometer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An instrument used to determine the angle of the earth's magnetic field in respect to the horizontal plane.
- An instrument for showing the inclination of an aircraft or ship relative to the horizontal.
- See clinometer.