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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 Xtrinsic MMA8491Q accelerometer for tilt sensing features X-, Y- and Z-axis tilt threshold detect outputs and operates with reduced power capabilities that intelligently determine when a device should operate in a low-power mode or shut off, helping prolong battery life.
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ST s low-power, high-g tri-axial accelerometer integrated in the Brain Sentry Impact Sensor accurately measures acceleration in all directions produced by collisions.
Accelerometer based games require simple gestures while playing and developers can use the simple motion of the device to control the game.
We determined the accuracy of the accelerometer in nondisabled subjects and in subjects with COPD and identified the clinical variables that predict device performance.
Digital Accelerometer with Built-in User-Controlled Analytical Tools (Photo: Business Wire)
It is the thinnest 2x2 accelerometer available, measuring only 2mm x 2mm x 0.
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Bruel & Kjaer has created a range of robust CCLD accelerometers for vibration measurements in harsh industrial environments.
Furthermore, BRICETT announces that its accelerometer sensors are ITAR-free so the purchasing process is very fast and hassle-free, and delivery term is relatively short compared to competitors.
The Global MEMS Accelerometer market has also been witnessing an increasing number of MEMS accelerometer applications in safeguarding laptop hard disks.
In addition, the package of this combined accelerometer and magnetometer is board-compatible with ST s 12-lead pure-accelerometer devices, allowing designers to quickly enhance or upgrade the features of more basic products.