gravity meter


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Noun1.gravity meter - a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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The Z71 also comes with a digital Center of Gravity meter that simply shows how much of a soup you are in.
The gravity was measured using the Scintrex CG-5 relative gravity meter. The base station was situated roughly in the centre of the area on the solid ground and was reoccupied every 2-3 hours to correct the measured data for an instrument drift.
He used a Worden gravity meter to determine the thickness of the Greenland ice cap and also did gravity traverses over proglacial lake ice to determine lake depth.
The relative gravimetric survey was performed using the relative Scintrex CG-3M gravity meter, No.
The borehole gravity meter was calibrated by comparison with an absolute gravity meter.
Other items that come as standard include a head-up display projecting performance details on to the windscreen, a gravity meter to measure cornering forces and keyless entry.
Yet if dark energy's antigravity effect--it's ability to exert negative pressure--were strong enough, it could swing the gravity meter from the plus side to the minus side, Einstein's theory dictates.
They believe that the research lays the groundwork for the development of a portable gravity meter that would help seismologists monitor tiny movements of the earth's crust, oceanographers measure changes in sea level, and geologists locate hidden oil and ore deposits.
Hugill, A.L.: 1988, The New Scintrex CG-3 Autograv Gravity Meter, Description and Test Results.