dosimeter


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do·sim·e·ter

 (dō-sĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that measures and indicates the amount of x-rays or radiation absorbed in a given period.

dosimeter

(dəʊˈsɪmiːtə) or

dosemeter

n
(General Physics) an instrument for measuring the dose of X-rays or other radiation absorbed by matter or the intensity of a source of radiation
dosimetric adj
dosimetrician, doˈsimetrist n
doˈsimetry n

do•sim•e•ter

(doʊˈsɪm ɪ tər)

n.
a device for measuring the quantity of ionizing radiation to which a person or thing has been exposed.
[1880–85; < Greek dósi(s) dose + -meter]

dosimeter

a device, carried or worn by people working near radiation for measuring the amount of radiation to which they are exposed.
See also: Instruments, Radiation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosimeter - a measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity)
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations

do·sim·e·ter

n. dosímetro, instrumento usado para detectar y medir la exposición a radiaciones.
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