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An instrument used to measure acceleration.


(General Physics) an instrument for measuring acceleration, esp of an aircraft or rocket


(ækˌsɛl əˈrɒm ɪ tər)

an instrument for measuring acceleration, as of aircraft.


an instrument for measuring and recording the rate of acceleration of an aircraft.
See also: Aviation, Instruments
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Noun1.accelerometer - an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rocketsaccelerometer - an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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The new accelerometer is said to be Kistler's most accurate and repeatable low impedance, back-to-back, vibration calibration standard and features low base strain, long-term and thermal stability and high frequency response.
Until now test technicians have had to find a specific accelerometer with the correct mounting configuration.
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According to the researchers, these fingerprints can become visible if the accelerometer data signals is scrutinized in detail.
Of course, these fingerprints are only visible when accelerometer data signals are analyzed in detail.