Macrometer


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Ma`crom´e`ter


n.1.An instrument for determining the size or distance of inaccessible objects by means of two reflectors on a common sextant.
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This behavior states that a continuous decrease of the particle size coming from a macrometer size down to nanometer demands the turbidity to increase, passes a maximum and reduce again.
Sequn Neri (2003), el uso civil del sistema GPS, se puede considerar que comienza en el verano de 1982, cuando por parte de investiqadores del Massachusetts Institute of Technoloqy (MIT) se realiza el prototipo de GPS Macrometer, lleqando hoy en dia a tener multiples campos de aplicacion, tanto en sistemas de ayuda a la naveqacion, como en la modelizacion del espacio atmosferico y terrestre o en aplicaciones con requerimientos de alta precision en la medida del tiempo
In order to discover this emotional complementarity, Ross clearly does not rely on scientific instruments of seeing--the telescope, the macrometer, the barometer--but rather his own eyes and, more importantly, his impressions.