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TACHYMETER [1 record]

Record 1 2003-09-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Surveying Instruments
  • Mathematical Geography
  • Scientific Instruments
DEF

An instrument for determining quickly the distances, bearings, and elevations of distant objects in surveying; esp. a transit or theodolite with stadia hairs.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments d'arpentage
  • Géographie mathématique
  • Instruments scientifiques
DEF

Instrument de topométrie, destiné au levé des plans par la méthode du cheminement décliné et aux mesures des altitudes.

OBS

Le tachéomètre est un théodolite de faible précision.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Instrumentos de agrimensura
  • Geografía matemática
  • Instrumentos científicos
DEF

Teodolito provisto de un retículo especial que pemite determinar la distancia a una mira vertical y horizontal.

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