clinometer


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clinometer

[klīnom′ətər]
an instrument used to measure angular convergence of the eyes or the degree of paralysis of extraocular muscles. Also called clinoscope.

clinometer

(klī-nŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. klinein, to slope, + metron, measure]
An instrument formerly used for estimating torsional deviation of the eyes; used to measure ocular muscle paralysis.

clinometer 

Apparatus used to measure ocular torsion.
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Student a holds the clinometer like a target pistol with the arm outstretched and the forefinger on the trigger (refer to Figure 4).
We also measured the distance to the nearest high-tide line, altitude above sea level, and slope of the substrate using a clinometer (Suunto type Tandem 360PC/360R).
NTS uses two key pieces of equipment to accurately measure height: a clinometer, which is a mechanical device that measures the vertical component of the angle between your eye and a targeted object, and a laser rangefinder, which sends a laser pulse in a narrow beam towards the object and measures the time it takes for the pulse to be reflected off the target and returned to the sender.
With a clinometer they measure tree heights, and with an incremental bore they take core samples that enable them to count rings and determine a tree's age.
Heights of the snags to the nearest meter were recorded using a clinometer.
If you want to fine-tune your judgment of angles, use a clinometer.
Vegetation height was measured using a tape measure or, in the case of taller plants, by using a clinometer.
3X metric prism (10X English), and topographic position of the nest including slope and aspect using a clinometer and compass (see Newell and Rodewald 2011 for more detailed description).
This is also fed to the computer that receives the elevation data from the clinometer, and according to the type of round selected provides the ballistic solution according to its tables.
Clinometer measurements show that the average slope of the study site is 23[degrees].