a variant of tachy-
noun 1. (surveying) a type of theodolite designed for the rapid measurement of distances, elevations, and directions
noun 1. (surveying) the measurement of distance, etc, using a tacheometer
tachetic ta·chet·ic (tə-kět’ĭk, tā-) adj. Or, relating to, or marked by bluish or brownish spots.
noun 1. any of numerous dipterous insects of the family Tachinidae, the larvae of which are parasitic on caterpillars, beetles, and other insects. noun 1. any bristly fly of the dipterous family Tachinidae, the larvae of which live parasitically in caterpillars, beetles, hymenopterans, and other insects