inclinometer etymology

English word inclinometer comes from English incline, English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English balanephagous ((rare) Acorn-eating.)

Detailed word origin of inclinometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
incline English (eng) A slope. (intransitive) To slope.. (transitive) To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical.. To tend to do or believe something, or move or be moved in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc.
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
balanephagous English (eng) (rare) Acorn-eating.
inclinometer English (eng) A surveying instrument that measures angles of inclination or elevation; a clinometer.. An instrument that displays the angle of an aircraft relative to the horizon.. An instrument that measures magnetic dip; a dip circle.

Words with the same origin as inclinometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of balanephagous