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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An instrument that measures the height above ground.

Usage examples (34)
  • An altimeter measures the distance from the satellite, where the altimeter is placed, to the surface of the Earth.
  • They were landing on runway 21 and the altimeter was the same.
  • The altimeter readout flashed crimson and plummeted.
  • It was set with a detonator and a timer, an altimeter. for more
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