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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