What does altimeter mean?

altimeter meaning in General Dictionary

a musical instrument when planning on taking altitudes as a quadrant sextant etc

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  • an instrument that steps the level above floor; utilized in navigation
  • a guitar for taking altitudes, as a quadrant, sextant, etc.

altimeter meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1918, from contemporary Latin altimeter, from alti- "high" (from Latin altus; see old) + -meter.


altimeter meaning in Sports Dictionary

Electronic or technical instrument that measures a plane's altitude. (sport: Hang gliding)

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  • digital or technical instrument determine an aircraft's altitude. (sport: Paragliding)

altimeter - German to English

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altimeter meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A musical instrument for taking altitudes, as a quadrant, sextant, etc.