What does tachymeter mean?

tachymeter in AZ Dictionary

(n) A surveying tool utilized for the fast determination of distances, elevations, and bearings.
(n) A surveying instrument for quickly finding distances.
(n) An instrument, esp. a transit or theodolite with stadia cables, for identifying quickly the distances, bearings, and elevations of distant things.

tachymeter in Community Dictionary

A tachymeter (additionally tachymetre or tacheometer) is a type of theodolite employed for rapid dimensions and determines, digitally or electro-optically, the distance to target, and it is very computerized with its operations. Tachymeters are often utilized in surveying. by EmanuelReport definition

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  • Synonym for "tachymeter"
    • tachometer
  • Hypernym for "tachymeter"
    • theodolite, transit
  • Cross Reference for "tachymeter"
    • tachometer
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