chorograph

chorograph
chorograph
(ˈkɔərəʊgrɑːf, græf)
[f. Gr. χώρα or χῶρος place, spot + -γραϕ-ος: see next.]
An instrument invented by Prof. Wallace, of Edinburgh, to determine the position of a station, having given the angles made by it to three points in the same plane whose positions are known; the problem which is more quickly and roughly solved by the station-pointer.
W. Wallace Geom. Theorems, 134, 153.

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