rangefinder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rangefinder a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
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Usage

In literature:

The flyers seemed destined to be scouts and rangefinders, rather than fighters.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
The sight and rangefinder occupied the center, and just in front of that was the handgrip and trigger.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Best Binoculars to See All the Action, Up Close: Bushnell Hybrid Laser GPS Rangefinder.
Steve Smith with Bushell tells us about the brand new GForce 1300 ARC laser rangefinder.
Gear Keeper Rangefinder Holster Lets You Stay on the Move.
Leica launched its latest digital rangefinder in Berlin today with a special " monochrome " CCD sensor designed to shoot images in black and white.
Rangefinder 's 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography.
The Rangefinder Editors went through nominations from editors, bloggers, veteran photographers, wedding industry professionals to pick the top 30 photographers in the wedding industry who have been in business for five years or less.
Fujifilm Finepix X100 Digital Rangefinder .
Great Tips for Using a Laser Rangefinder.
Rangefinders shouldn't be a secondary or last minute "oh, yeah" piece of gear, but something you use regularly.
Fujifilm Finepix X100 Digital Rangefinder.
Rangefinders shouldn't be a secondary or last minute "oh, yeah" piece of gear, but something you use regularly.
Petapixel will sell you a pair of stickers for your iPhone 4 which will turn it, magically, into a rangefinder camera worth many thousands of dollars.
We've had some more big discoveries - this is a gun rangefinder, quite similar to the ones we saw on the wreck of ' Bismarck '.
In the August 2012 "Objects of Desire" column, we told you about Ilott Vintage's beautiful line of restored rangefinder cameras with their distinctive, wood veneers.
In the August 2012 " Objects of Desire" column, we told you about Ilott Vintage's beautiful line of restored rangefinder cameras with their distinctive, wood veneers.
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In science:

Recently I have proposed the Roman Dodecahedra as ancient coincidence rangefinders.
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
Key-words: Rangefinders, Dioptron, Dioptra, Roman dodecahedron, Dodécaèdre bouleté, Pentagondodekaeder.
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
Introduction Recently I discussed a possible use of Roman Dodecahedra as rangefinders [1,2].
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
Dodecahedra for surveying In previous papers [1,2] I told that the dodecahedral dioptron works as a rangefinder (see Appendix and Figure A1 therein).
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
The use of a dodecahedron as a rangefinder is shown in Fig.A1 On the left we see a bronze dodecahedron.
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
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