What does tachymeter mean?

Definitions for tachymeter

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tachymeter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tachymeter, tacheometer(noun)

    a theodolite designed for rapid measurements


  1. tachymeter(Noun)

    A surveying instrument for quickly finding distances.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tachymeter

    tā-kim′e-tėr, n. a surveying instrument—also Tacheom′eter.—n. Tachym′etry, scientific use of the tachymeter.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tachymeter in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tachymeter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of tachymeter

  1. tachymeter

Translations for tachymeter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for tachymeter »


Find a translation for the tachymeter definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these tachymeter definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"tachymeter." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/tachymeter>.

Are we missing a good definition for tachymeter? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for tachymeter:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.