tachymeter

(redirected from tachymetric)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

ta·chym·e·ter

 (tă-kĭm′ĭ-tər, tə-)
n.
A surveying instrument used for the rapid determination of distances, elevations, and bearings.

ta·chym′e·try n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

tachymeter

(tæˈkɪmɪtə)
n
(Surveying) another name for tacheometer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tachymeter

a surveying instrument for measuring distance, height, elevation, etc.
See also: Distance, Heights, Instruments
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachymeter - a theodolite designed for rapid measurements
theodolite, transit - a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

tachymeter

[tæˈkɪmɪtəʳ] Ntaquímetro m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
The central seconds hand in red and the tachymetric scale on the top ring stress the timepiece's dynamism.
That task involves calibration of camera-lens set, the preparation of the test object, tachymetric measurement and finally laser scanning measurement and hemispherical photography.