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1. An optical instrument for measuring crystal angles, as between crystal faces.
2. A radio receiver and directional antenna used as a system to determine the angular direction of incoming radio signals.

[Greek gōniā, angle; see genu- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

go′ni·o·met′ric (-nē-ə-mĕt′rĭk), go′ni·o·met′ri·cal adj.
go′ni·om′e·try n.
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Knee range of motion (KROM) was assessed using standard goniometric techniques with the subject in the prone position (Norkin and White, 1995).
The Lokomat DGO included a computer interface card that allowed goniometric position and direct current motor force information from the hip and knee joints to be output in real time during locomotor tasks.
h]10}, most likely {110}, but goniometric measurement is needed for confirmation.
MicroGoniometer Rotation Stage features two goniometric arcs which provide 30 [degrees] cross-axis arc travel and are concentrically stacked with common center on base that rotates 360 [degrees].
Thil, of the University of Metz, for performing the X-Ray goniometric texture determination.
Blinded, goniometric ROM measurement of cervical rotation and lateral flexion was assessed before subjects were randomized to either the control or treatment group.
On the base of the above mentioned principles, angles of trunk and arms [4], goniometric function cosine and measured anthropometrical parameters of individual workers or 5th, 50th and 95th percentiles we can derive all parameters necessary for evaluation of individual worker, workplace dimensions as well as evaluation of workplace dimensions for a given population.
1988) Goniometric reliability in a clinical setting: subtalar and ankle joint measurements.
X-ray diffraction spectra were obtained on a diffractometer Philips PW 3710 under the following working condition: CuK[alpha] radiation , 40 kV, 55 mA, goniometric shift 1[degrees].
Careful goniometric study shows that the "prism" actually consists of faces of the true prism {1010}, which are strictly parallel to the c-axis, alternating with faces of a very steep positive rhombohedron such as {36.
Esling, of the University of Metz, for performing the X-ray goniometric texture determination and to Professor J.