penetrometer


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pen·e·trom·e·ter

 (pĕn′ĭ-trŏm′ĭ-tər) also pen·e·tram·e·ter (-trăm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. A device for measuring the penetrating power of radiation, especially x-rays.
2. A device for measuring the penetrability of semisolids.

penetrometer

(ˌpɛnɪˈtrɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) physics an instrument used to measure the penetrating power of radiation, such as X-rays

penetrometer

an instrument for measuring the degree of penetrability of a solid.
See also: Instruments
Translations
pénétromètre
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Selected phenotypic correlation coefficients among rind penetrometer resistance (RPR), plant height (PH), ear height (EH), and rind penetrometer resistance adjusted for ear height (RadjE) in all populations: Population 1, (MoSCSSS-High1 x MoSQB-Low)[F.sub.2:3]; Population 2, (MoSCSSS-High2 x MoSCSSS-Low) [F.sub.2:3]; Population 3, (MoSCSSS-High3 x Mo47)[F.sub.2:3].
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Racecourse manager Gerard Grandchamp reported the going as very soft, with a penetrometer reading of 4.0, and 3.9 on the strip of ground by the inner rail that will be used for the first time for the Prix Marcel Boussac.
Six penetrometer measurements[1] were taken at four depths (0, 3.5, 7.0 and 10.5 cm) in each quadrat at both sampling dates.
Tenders are invited for delivery of an electronic penetrometer for the needs of the motor vehicle department pl.
Conditions are always testing at Saint-Cloud by this stage of the year, and a penetrometer reading of 5.3 (very heavy) suggests this will not be easy.
The PNR-21 penetrometer tool measures elastic behavior, hardness, curing, congealing, solidification, firmness and ripeness.
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New ASAE Engineering Practice EP542, titled, "Procedures of Using and Reporting Data Obtained with the Soil Cone Penetrometer," was adopted in February 1999 to help users acquire quality data.
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