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|Noun||1.||scientific 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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