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ta·chom·e·ter

 (tă-kŏm′ĭ-tər, tə-)
n.
An instrument used to measure the rotations per minute of a rotating shaft.

[Greek takhos, speed + -meter.]

tach′o·met′ric (tăk′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ta·chom′e·try n.
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tachometer

(tæˈkɒmɪtə)
n
(Automotive Engineering) any device for measuring speed, esp the rate of revolution of a shaft. Tachometers (rev counters) are often fitted to cars to indicate the number of revolutions per minute of the engine
tachometric, ˌtachoˈmetrical adj
ˌtachoˈmetrically adv
taˈchometry n
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ta•chom•e•ter

(tæˈkɒm ɪ tər, tə-)

n.
an instrument for measuring or indicating speed, esp. of rotation.
[1800–10]
tach•o•met•ri•cal•ly (ˌtæk əˈmɛ trɪk li) adv.
ta•chom′e•try, n.
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tachometer

an instrument for measuring revolutions per minute, especially of an internal combustion engine.
See also: Instruments
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachometer - measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotationtachometer - measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
tachograph - a tachometer that produces a graphical record of its readings; used to record the speed and duration of trips in a motor vehicle
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Translations

tachometer

[tæˈkɒmɪtəʳ] Ntaquímetro m
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tachometer

[tæˈkɒmɪtər] ncompte-tours m, tachymètre m
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tachometer

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tachometer

[tæˈkɒmɪtəʳ] ntachimetro
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These can include a simple fuel quantity sender, or flap position sender (variable resistor) and indicator, to an electric tachometer powered by a small generator instead of the more common flexible mechanical cable between the engine and the gauge in the instrument panel.
Several example applications are preinstalled to show how to use the A/D, D/A, digital I/O, counter/timers, measure counter, and tachometer.
The tachometer red line is even more clearly marked in this model.
In addition to a 32-bit tachometer input (ffI30 V) for measuring rotational speed, the USB modules also provide two counters for phase measurements, one general-purpose counter/timer and 16 digital I/O channels.
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Actually, I prefer to accept the tachometer readings and the synchronized hum of the engines over a gauge to try to balance.
On any older typical outboard installation you'd find a tachometer at the helm and that is about it.
10 -- Dwyer Instruments has launched a new product, viz., TAC3 pocket tachometer. The new device is a 32 function tachometer/ratemeter, totalizer/counter and timer that measures and displays rotational speed of saw blades, grinders, engines, motors and conveyor belts.
Briefly during the drive, ABC cut to footage of a tachometer with the needle racing forward.
Options include alarm output, tachometer output, thermistor control, or a choice of a pre-applied connector.