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in·cli·nom·e·ter

(in'kli-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
Obsolete instrument for determining the direction of the ocular axes in astigmatism.
[L. in- clino, to incline, + G. metron, measure]

inclinometer

(in?kli-nom'et-er) [ incline + -meter]
1. A device for measuring ocular diameter from vertical and horizontal lines.
2. A device for measuring angles among different body parts, e.g., specific bones or joints. It can be used to determine the relative motion of these structures during active or passive bending. Synonym: bubble goniometer
See: Introduction to Goniometry
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The individual was seated, the metal plate with the inclinometer was set on the lateral and distal face of the humerus, with the inferior edge set at the beginning of the medial epicondyle.
Accelerometers and inclinometers were installed with the correction of the GPS function around the substructure and superstructure of the bridge, which is called Chung Sha Bridge over Zhuo-shui River in Taiwan, and figured out the bridge scour monitoring technologies associated with natural frequency.
K800/N1/103 bucket-wheel excavator geometric parameters, in [m] Symbol Geodesic Dimension surveying, GPS, inclinometers Bucket-wheel boom length lv 35,966 Distance from IRC centre, having [l.
Measurements were taken with the inclinometer just distal to the tibia tuberosity at first resistance.
Passive physiological range of motion may be measured using vision or instruments such as goniometers and inclinometers.
Items of the Multipoint Extensometer, the Waterpipe Inclinometer, the Bar Rangemeter, the Ditch-covering Extensometer and the Convergence Indicator have similar monitor principle, their calculations are same, the basic calculation is as follows.
The 5-day tags also reported two average inclinometer values, one before the tag released from the fish and one after.
The consultant's team plotted groundwater and inclinometer records to estimate the slide geometry and contributing factors.
The high-precision binoculars with built-in laser range finder, digital compass and inclinometer permits data collection such as distances, heights and elevation angles.
It incorporated a high-precision inclinometer to detect tilts that are one-180,000th of a degree as well as a global positioning system and a ground water-level indicator.
ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), therefore, goes beyond merely having feet and knee joints: Joints and centers of gravity are aligned as in human architecture; the movable ranges of joints are defined specifically for a walking gait; g-force and axial sensors constantly provide information to optimize the gait; and an inclinometer and joint-angle sensors detect the unit's posture.
In the course of the program, engineers have come very close to directly modeling the human structure, ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), therefore, goes beyond merely having feet and knee joints: Joints and centers of gravity are aligned as in human architecture; the movable ranges of joints are defined specifically for a walking gait; g-force and axial sensors constantly provide information to optimize the gait; and an inclinometer and joint angle sensors detect the unit's posture.