Definition of ceilometer in English:

ceilometer

Syllabification: ceil·om·e·ter
Pronunciation: /sēˈlämədər
 
/

noun

A device for measuring and recording the height of clouds.
More example sentences
  • The lasers are also built into laser ceilometers that measure cloud height.
  • The distribution of all track directions observed with radar and ceilometers for all sites was bimodal with similar numbers of birds moving southsoutheast and southwest.
  • The combination of high-resolution radar, ceilometers, and daily ground counts at multiple sites provided a view of autumnal migration through complex topography at a resolution not previously attained in North America.

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