Meaning of “rangefinder” in the English Dictionary

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"rangefinder" in British English

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rangefindernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪn.dər/ us /ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪn.dɚ/

an instrument that you use for measuring the distance of an object when you are shooting at it or taking a photograph of it

(Definition of “rangefinder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)