measuring device

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Noun1.measuring device - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of somethingmeasuring device - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
accelerometer - an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets
actinometer - an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect)
algometer - device for measuring pain caused by pressure
altazimuth - an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation
altimeter - an instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation
atmometer, evaporometer - an instrument that measures rate of evaporation of water
audiometer, sonometer - an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
barometer - an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
bathometer, bathymeter - an instrument that measures the depth of water
bolometer - an instrument that measures heat radiation; extremely sensitive
buret, burette - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
caliper, calliper - an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
calorimeter - a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat
chronoscope - an instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time
colorimeter, tintometer - a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents
counter tube - a measuring instrument for counting individual ionizing events
craniometer - an instrument for measuring skull sizes
cryoscope - a measuring instrument for measuring freezing and melting points
declinometer, transit declinometer - an instrument for measuring magnetic declination
densimeter, densitometer - a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
densitometer - a measuring instrument for determining optical or photographic density
dosemeter, dosimeter - a measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity)
dynamometer, ergometer - measuring instrument designed to measure power
electrodynamometer - measuring instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure current or voltage or power
electroscope - measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign
eudiometer - measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
graduate - a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts
gravity meter, gravimeter - a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
heliometer - an instrument used to measure the angular separation of two stars that are too far apart to be included in the field of view of an ordinary telescope
haematocrit, hematocrit - a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
gravimeter, hydrometer - a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
hygrometer - measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere
dip circle, inclinometer - a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use
integrator, planimeter - a measuring instrument for measuring the area of an irregular plane figure
interferometer - any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves
ionization chamber, ionization tube - a measuring instrument that measures the amount of ionizing radiation
katharometer - measures thermal conductivity
Kundt's tube - a measuring instrument used to measure the speed of sound
lidar - a measuring system that detects and locates objects on the same principle as radar but uses light from a laser; a potential technology for detecting air turbulence that can affect aircraft
log - measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
measuring rod, measuring stick, measure - measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
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During a round of golf with my son this past Christmas season, I used my distance measuring device to gauge the metres between my ball and the hole.
The 7KM PAC5200 measuring device comes with mean value, event and fault writing functionality, a logger for quality standard EN50160, and 2 Gigabyte (GB) of data storage for the documentation of long-term data.
Bourdon tubes have different dimensions depending on the nominal sizes of the measuring device and the measuring range, and are manufactured from long stainless steel tubes in a bending machine.
Also observed was the type of measuring device used; non-standard devices such as a kitchen tablespoon or teaspoon compared to syringes, droppers and dosage cups.
The article summarizes the basic requirements they have to implement the measuring device and on the basis of these requirements demonstrates the actual construction of the measuring equipmen at the Institute of Production Engineering develops and trials.
A standardized measuring device was included with 148 of the products examined.
The inconsistencies included missing markings in 24% of the products, superfluous markings in 81% of the products, and inconsistencies between the product's label and the measuring device in 89% of products.
If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (eg gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc) the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.
A fully digital measuring device with a CGD array as the receiver.
BS 7882 describes the method of calibration, calculation of calibration results and the classification of the torque measuring device in a static mode.
A new blood-sugar measuring device is expected to be available in a year.
From a pull-down menu on the G-ForSE homepage, visitors can find information on how sports participants can protect the environment, as well as reviews of eco-friendly sporting goods such as battery-assisted bicycles, biodegradable fishing line, solar battery rechargers, and a portable ultraviolet measuring device.