Schlumberger dipmeter

Schlumberger dipmeter

[′shləm·bər‚zhā ′dip‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument that measures both the amount and direction of dip by readings taken in the borehole; it consists of a long, cylindrical body with two telescoping parts and three long, springy metal strips, arranged symmetrically round the body, which press outward and make contact with the walls of the hole.