Example sentences for: altimeter

How can you use “altimeter” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Enlistment begins with the $500 purchase of a Gore-Tex jacket and rain pants, and thereafter requires monthly tithes for boots, socks, gloves, goggles, trekking poles, interior-frame backpacks, gas stoves, and a really cool wrist altimeter.

  • Evidence in the first trial indicated that the plane was flying too fast and too low but that incomplete U.S. military maps, poor training, inadequate communications, and a possibly faulty altimeter may also have contributed to the accident.

  • Almost as misleading is the idea that real time is an amount of time such as the time it takes real people to communicate on a telephone: real time as applied to a computer system is actually a respected technical term that describes using a computer for something that is happening while the program is running, like the computer's modification of the angles of the flaps of an airplane in flight based on the rate of change of the altimeter, independent of commands from the pilot.

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