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1. An optical instrument for measuring crystal angles, as between crystal faces.
2. A radio receiver and directional antenna used as a system to determine the angular direction of incoming radio signals.

[Greek gōniā, angle; see genu- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

go′ni·o·met′ric (-nē-ə-mĕt′rĭk), go′ni·o·met′ri·cal adj.
go′ni·om′e·try n.


the practice or theory of measuring angles, especially by means of a goniometer.
See also: Measurement
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