Definition of tellurometer in English:

tellurometer

noun

  • Surveying. An instrument that accurately measures distances on land by transmitting a microwave signal to subsidiary equipment at the distant point and comparing the reradiated signal with the original one.

Origin

1930s (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin tellūr-, tellus earth + -ometer.

Pronunciation

tellurometer

/tɛljʊˈrɒmɪtə/