strain gauge


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strain gauge

n.
An extensometer.
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strain gauge

n
(General Engineering) a device for measuring strain in a machine or other structure, usually consisting of a metal filament that is attached to it and receives the same strain. The strain can be measured by the change in the electrical properties of the filament
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strain′ gauge`


n.
an extensometer designed for geophysical measurements.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.strain gauge - a gauge for measuring strain in a surface
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
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extensomètre
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