scientific instrument

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Noun1.scientific instrument - an instrument used by scientistsscientific instrument - an instrument used by scientists  
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
console - a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
hodoscope - (physics) scientific instrument that traces the path of a charged particle
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use
kicksorter, pulse height analyzer - scientific instrument consisting of an electronic circuit that permits only voltage pulses of predetermined height to pass
cymograph, kymograph - scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure)
magnetograph - a scientific instrument that registers magnetic variations (especially variations of the earth's magnetic field)
magnifier - a scientific instrument that magnifies an image
microtome - scientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic examination
strobe, strobe light, stroboscope - scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary
tachistoscope, t-scope - scientific instrument used by psychologists; presents visual stimuli for brief exposures
telemeter - any scientific instrument for observing events at a distance and transmitting the information back to the observer
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Its duplicity is such that it will deceive a scientific instrument. No barometer will give warning of an easterly gale, were it ever so wet.
To this end he had given up his house in Weymouth Street, and had taken this opportunity of moving himself, his scientific instruments, and his two charming daughters (he had been a widower for some years) into the more peaceful atmosphere of Norwood.
It is less warm here." She led the way into a very handsomely appointed library, with three great cases of books, and upon the fourth side a long yellow table littered over with papers and scientific instruments. "Sit here, and you, there," she continued.
This response must have some characteristics which it shares with those of scientific instruments, but must also have others that are peculiar to knowledge.
Exactly similar remarks apply to scientific instruments. I know a certain weather-cock which has the pessimistic habit of always pointing to the north-east.
Finally, there must be some porters, to carry provisions, wine and scientific instruments, and also blanket bags for the party to sleep in.
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