Definition of clinometer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//klaɪˈnɒmɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//klaɪˈnɑːmɪtər//
; BrE BrE//klɪˈnɒmɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//klɪˈnɑːmɪtər//
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an instrument used for measuring the angle of a slope Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Greek klinein ‘to slope’ + -meter (see meter).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clinometer