Goniometer meaning

gōnē-ŏmĭ-tər
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An electrical device used to determine the direction or angle of signals coming from a transmitting station.
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A radio direction finder.
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An optical instrument for measuring crystal angles, as between crystal faces.
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A radio receiver and directional antenna used as a system to determine the angular direction of incoming radio signals.
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An instrument for measuring angles, esp. of solid bodies.
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A device used to measure the angles of crystals.
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(medicine) An arthrometer (device for measuring the arc or range of mobility of a joint).
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Origin of goniometer

  • Greek gōniā angle genu-1 in Indo-European roots –meter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • gonio- +‎ -meter

    From Wiktionary