stadiometer


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stadiometer

(ˌsteɪdɪˈɒmɪtə)
n
(Surveying) an instrument that measures the length of curves, dashes, etc, by running a toothed wheel along them
[C19: from stadio-, from stadium + -meter]

stadiometer

1. an instrument with a toothed wheel for measuring curves, broken lines, etc.
2. an obsolete form of tachymeter.
See also: Instruments
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