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circumferentor

cir·cum·fer·en·tor
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-fuh-ren-ter]
    • /sərˈkʌm fəˌrɛn tər/
    • /sˈɜːkəmfərˌentɔː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-fuh-ren-ter]
    • /sərˈkʌm fəˌrɛn tər/

Definitions of circumferentor word

  • noun circumferentor an instrument that measures the circumference of a tyre 3
  • noun circumferentor an instrument used to record angles and bearings 3
  • noun circumferentor an alidade equipped with a compass and two diametrically opposed vertical arms with slits for sighting through. 1
  • noun circumferentor (surveying) An instrument used to measure horizontal angles, consisting of a brass circle and an index, all of one piece. 0

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Origin of circumferentor

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
1600-10; < Latin circumferent(ia) circumference + -or2

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Parts of speech for Circumferentor

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumferentor popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumferentor usage trend in Literature

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