inclinometer[in′klə näm′ət ər, -klī-]
- dip needle
- an instrument that measures the inclination of an axis of an airplane or ship in relation to the horizontal
Origin: < incline + -o- + -meter
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- 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.