HyperDic: altimeter

English > 1 sense of the word altimeter:
NOUNartifactaltimeteran instrument that measures the height above ground
altimeter > pronunciation
Soundsaeltih'mahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > altimeter: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation.
Partsaneroid barometer, aneroidA barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
NarrowerhypsometerAn altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishaltímetro
Catalanaltímetre

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