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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.

tachymeter

(tæˈkɪmɪtə)
n
(Surveying) another name for tacheometer

tachymeter

a surveying instrument for measuring distance, height, elevation, etc.
See also: Distance, Heights, Instruments
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
Translations

tachymeter

[tæˈkɪmɪtəʳ] Ntaquímetro m
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