Altimeter Definition

Define what is Altimeter?

1. altimeter (noun)

an instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation.

    Hypernyms

    measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system noun
    instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something.

    Hyponyms

    hypsometer noun
    an altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation.

    Nearby Terms

    altissimo (adjective satellite)
    very high

    altitude (noun)
    elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

    altitude sickness (noun)
    effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes

    altitudinal (adjective)
    pertaining to altitude

    altitudinous (adjective satellite)
    indefinitely high; lofty

    alto (noun)
    a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef

    alto clef (noun)
    a clef that puts middle C on the third line of a staff

    alto relievo (noun)
    a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth

    alto rilievo (noun)
    a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth

    alto saxophonist (noun)
    a musician who plays the alto saxophone

    altocumulus (noun)
    a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

    altocumulus cloud (noun)
    a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

    altogether (noun)
    informal terms for nakedness

    altoist (noun)
    a musician who plays the alto saxophone

    Alton Glenn Miller (noun)
    United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)