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range finder

also range·find·er (rānj′fīn′dər)
n.
Any of various optical, electronic, or acoustical instruments used to determine the distance of an object from the observer.

range′find′er adj.

rangefinder

(ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndə)
n
1. (Tools) an instrument for determining the distance of an object from the observer, esp in order to sight a gun or focus a camera
2. (Surveying) another word for tacheometer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rangefinder - a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an objectrangefinder - a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations

rangefinder

[ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndəʳ] N (Mil, Phot) → telémetro m

rangefinder

[ˈreɪndʒfaɪndər] ntélémètre m

rangefinder

rangefinder

[ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndəʳ] ntelemetro
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