clinometer readings were taken between the cairns both ways.
Range is reduced by increasing the angle of elevation (by clinometer) or by using reduced charges.
The old method of giving quadrant elevation by clinometer was obviously too slow.
clinometer set at 10 degrees elevation and 10 degrees depression.
For older children, preparation could include measuring slope angles with a simple clinometer.
On a gun clinometer, the angle is recorded when the lever is released.
prismatic compass; clinometer; metallic or steel tape; bearings to nearest degree.
Being up to my neck in cold water whilst trying to get readings from a temperamental compass and clinometer sounded deeply unpleasant.
With howitzers indirect laying is the rule, elevation being usually given by clinometer, direction by laying on banderols marking out the line of fire; then, when the direction has been established, an auxiliary mark, usually in rear, is selected and the line transferred to it.
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