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romer

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Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊmə/

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Definition of romer in English:

noun

A small piece of plastic or card bearing perpendicularly aligned scales or (if transparent) a grid, used to determine the precise reference of a point within the grid printed on a map.

Origin

1930s: named after Carrol Romer (1883–1951), its British inventor.

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