Meaning of ALTIMETER in English

ALTIMETER

transcription, транскрипция: [ al-ˈti-mə-tər, ˈal-tə-ˌmē-tər ]

noun

Etymology: Latin altus + English -meter

Date: circa 1828

: an instrument for measuring altitude ; especially : an aneroid barometer designed to register changes in atmospheric pressure accompanying changes in altitude

• al·tim·e·try al-ˈti-mə-trē noun

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