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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tachymeter, tacheometer(noun)

    a theodolite designed for rapid measurements

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  1. tachymeter(Noun)

    A surveying instrument for quickly finding distances.

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  1. Tachymeter

    A tachymeter or tacheometer is a type of theodolite used for rapid measurements and determines, electronically or electro-optically, the distance to target, and is highly automated in its operations. Such tachymeters are often used in surveying. Tachymetry or tacheometry is the process of measuring distance indirectly. This can be done by measuring time and speed in a moving vehicle or by sighting through small angle a distant scale transverse to the line of sight.

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