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ˌgoʊ niˈɒm ɪ tərgo·niome·ter
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direction finder that determines the angular direction of incoming radio signals
A device used to measure the angles of crystals.
A radio direction finder.
An arthrometer (device for measuring the arc or range of mobility of a joint).
an instrument for measuring angles, especially the angles of crystals, or the inclination of planes
Etymology: [Gr. angle + -meter: cf. F. goniomtre.]
A goniometer is an instrument that either measures an angle or allows an object to be rotated to a precise angular position. The term goniometry is derived from two Greek words, gōnia, meaning angle, and metron, meaning measure.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gō-ni-om′e-tėr, n. an instrument for measuring solid angles, indispensable to the crystallographer. [Gōnia, an angle, metron, measure.]
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A general name for angle-measuring instruments.
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The numerical value of goniometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of goniometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- المنقل مقياس الزواياArabic
- goniòmetreCatalan, Valencian
- radiopeilauslaite, artrometri, goniometriFinnish
- goniometru, radio-goniometruRomanian
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