Definition of inclinometer in English:


Syllabification: in·cli·nom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌinkləˈnämitər


  • A device for measuring the angle of inclination of something, especially from the horizontal.
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    • Horizontal movement is measured by inclinometers, and multiple-point vibrating-wire piezometers provide information on groundwater pressure.
    • Measure the steepest section with an inclinometer.
    • A nice group of levels and inclinometers were also sold.


mid 19th century: from Latin inclinare 'to incline' + -meter.

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