1. An optical instrument for measuring crystal angles, as between crystal faces.
2. A radio receiver and directional antenna used as a system to determine the angular direction of incoming radio signals.
go′ni·o·metric (-nē-ə-mĕtrĭk), go′ni·o·metri·cal adj.
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