Meaning of ALTIMETER in English

ALTIMETER

/ ˈæltɪmiːtə(r); NAmE ælˈtɪmətər/ noun

an instrument for showing height above sea level, used especially in an aircraft

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WORD ORIGIN

early 20th cent.: from Latin altus high + -meter (see meter ).

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