1. [ noun ] (physics) a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
Synonyms: dip_circle
Related terms: measuring_instrument airplane
2. [ noun ] (transportation) an instrument showing the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizon
Related terms: navigational_instrument
3. [ noun ] an instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation
Synonyms: clinometer
Related terms: surveying_instrument
Similar spelling:   inoculant