inclinometer inclinometer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instrument showing the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizon
  2. (n) a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
  3. (n) an instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation

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Usage(s):

  1. Fiddles on the mess tables were uselesscrockery, cutlery and food were dashed to the deck as the inclinometer showed a list of 31 degrees.
  2. On C-2's return trip, winds caused the tram to tilt 1 to starboard, according to the onboard inclinometer.
  3. Fiddles on the mess tables were uselesscrockery, cutlery and food were dashed to the deck as the inclinometer showed a list of 31 degrees.

News

  • Center Punch measures angles and marks pipes.

    Featuring digital inclinometer gauge set on angled base, Sumner Center Punch is designed for measuring angles on pipe. Gauge displays angles to nearest hundredth, is removable from magnetic base, and includes zero button. Once desired angle is reached, pushbutton spring-loaded striking hammer clearly marks pipe at desired locale. This story is related to the following: Portable Tools Sponsored ...
    on March 14, 2014     Source: ThomasNet

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