clinometry


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cli·nom·e·ter

 (klī-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
Any of various surveying instruments for measuring angles of elevation, slope, or incline, as of an embankment. Also called inclinometer.

cli′no·met′ric (-nə-mĕt′rĭk), cli′no·met′ri·cal adj.
cli·nom′e·try n.

clinometry

the measurement of the elevations and slopes of mineral strata or of cuttings into rock formations. — clinometer, n.clinometric, clinometrical, adj.
See also: Geology