Hypsometer

A hypsometer is an instrument for measuring height or altitude. Many different physical principles may be used. ==Scale hypsometer== A simple scale hypsometer allows the height of a building or tree to be measured by sighting across a ruler to the base and top of the object being measured, when the distance from the object to the observer is known
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hypsometer

[n] - an altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation
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Hypsometer

Hyp·som'e·ter noun [ Greek ... height + -meter .] (Physics) An instrument for measuring heights by observation of barometric pressure; esp., one for determining heights by ascertaining the boiling point of water. It consists of a vessel for water, with a lamp for heating it, and an inclose
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hypsometer

<physics> An instrument for measuring heights by observation of barometric pressure; especially, one for determining heights by ascertaining the boiling point of water. It consists of a vessel for water, with a lamp for heating it, and an inclosed thermometer for showing the temperature of ebullition. ... Origin: Gr. Height. ... Source: Webst
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hypsometer

noun an altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation
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Hypsometer

• (n.) An instrument for measuring heights by observation of barometric pressure; esp., one for determining heights by ascertaining the boiling point of water. It consists of a vessel for water, with a lamp for heating it, and an inclosed thermometer for showing the temperature of ebullition.
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hypsometer

any of several tools or instruments designed to measure the height of trees. The clinometer is such a tool.
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