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Definition of the noun absolute altimeter
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- [context: aviation] A type of altimeter which measures vertical distance to the surface below, using radio, radar, sonic, laser, or capacitive technology.
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As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard
absolute altimeter — (*) A type of altimeter which measures vertical distance to the surface below, using radio, radar, sonic, laser, or capacitive technology. absolute filter — (*) A filter capable of ...
by Joseph Angelo
absolute altimeter An instrument designed toindicatethe true vertical height of an aircraft, aerospace vehicle,or spacecraft above the planet«s surface. absolute pressure In engineering, ...
Absolute altimeter. An electronic instrument which indicates altitude above the surface of the earth, in contradistinction to the readings of aneroid alimeters which indicate altitude above sea-level. Absolute humidity. May be defined as the mass ...
by M N Doja
absolute altimeter An instrument intended to give acceptably accurate, direct indications of absolute altitude. absolute altitude Altitude above the actual surface, either land or water, ...
by Jacqueline Smith
is an absolute altimeter, providing an altitude over any surface; it measures the time it takes for a radio pulse or continuous signal to be reflected by a surface and converts this into a geometric height.
The Military Dictionary (1987)
absolute altimeter—(DOD, NATO) Radio or similar apparatus that is designed to ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
absolute altimeter Navigation, an instrument that measures and displays absolute altitudes by means of ...
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