from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mathematical instrument for measuring angles in surveying; a semicircle.


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  • The recording graphometer, with its characteristic scratchy noise, identified the position of the ship as a red dot on the insert card.

    Venus in Danger

  • A microscopic graphometer, not much larger than the palm of one's hand and costing perhaps five francs, was provided by the establishment.

    The Mason-Bees

  • -- was not without a certain satisfaction as I piously carried that most delicate and precious apparatus, the historic five-franc graphometer.

    The Mason-Bees


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