Meaning of tellurometer in English:

tellurometer

Pronunciation /tɛljʊˈrɒmɪtə/

noun

Surveying
  • An instrument that accurately measures distances on land by transmitting a microwave signal to subsidiary equipment at the distant point and comparing the reradiated signal with the original one.

Origin

1930s (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin tellūr-, tellus earth + -ometer.