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absolute altimeter

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  1. [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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Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

absolute altimeter An instrument designed to indicate the true vertical height of an aircraft, aerospace vehicle, or spacecraft above the planet's surface. absolute pressure In engineering, ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

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 ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Weather and Climate (2009)

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.

Google previewDictionary of Phhysics

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 ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

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, ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

absolute altimeter—(DOD, NATO) Radio or similar apparatus that is designed to ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

absolute altimeter Navigation, an instrument that measures and displays absolute altitudes by means of ...

Google previewWörterbuch GeoTechnik Dictionary Geotechnical Engineering (2013)

Band II / by Herbert Bucksch

elektrodynamischer Höhenmesser т absolute altimeter Elektro- Erddruckmeßdose f, Elektro-Bodendruckmeßdose electrical earth pressure cell, electrical soil ...

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