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tel·e·me·ter

 (tĕl′ə-mē′tər, tə-lĕm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A measuring, transmitting, and receiving device used in telemetry.
tr.v. (tĕl′ə-mē′tər) tel·e·me·tered, tel·e·me·ter·ing, tel·e·me·ters
To measure, transmit, and receive (data) automatically from a distant source, as from a spacecraft or an electric power grid.

telemeter

(tɪˈlɛmɪtə)
n
1. (Telecommunications) any device for recording or measuring a distant event and transmitting the data to a receiver or observer
2. (Surveying) any device or apparatus used to measure a distance without directly comparing it with a measuring rod, etc, esp one that depends on the measurement of angles
vb
(Telecommunications) (tr) to obtain and transmit (data) from a distant source, esp from a spacecraft
telemetric, ˌteleˈmetrical adj
ˌteleˈmetrically adv

te•lem•e•ter

(n. təˈlɛm ɪ tər, ˈtɛl əˌmi-; v. ˈtɛl əˌmi tər)

n., v. -tered, -ter•ing. n.
1. any of certain devices or attachments for determining distances by measuring the angle subtending a known distance.
2. any of various kinds of electronic apparatus used to transmit data in telemetry.
v.t., v.i.
3. to transmit by telemeter.
[1855–60]

telemeter

1. an instrument for measuring the distance of objects from the observer, as the range finder in artillery.
2. an electronic device for taking readings from other distant instruments.
See also: Instruments
1. an instrument for measuring the distance of objects from the observer, as the range finder in artillery.
2. an electronic device for taking readings from other distant instruments.
See also: Distance

telemeter


Past participle: telemetered
Gerund: telemetering

Imperative
telemeter
telemeter
Present
I telemeter
you telemeter
he/she/it telemeters
we telemeter
you telemeter
they telemeter
Preterite
I telemetered
you telemetered
he/she/it telemetered
we telemetered
you telemetered
they telemetered
Present Continuous
I am telemetering
you are telemetering
he/she/it is telemetering
we are telemetering
you are telemetering
they are telemetering
Present Perfect
I have telemetered
you have telemetered
he/she/it has telemetered
we have telemetered
you have telemetered
they have telemetered
Past Continuous
I was telemetering
you were telemetering
he/she/it was telemetering
we were telemetering
you were telemetering
they were telemetering
Past Perfect
I had telemetered
you had telemetered
he/she/it had telemetered
we had telemetered
you had telemetered
they had telemetered
Future
I will telemeter
you will telemeter
he/she/it will telemeter
we will telemeter
you will telemeter
they will telemeter
Future Perfect
I will have telemetered
you will have telemetered
he/she/it will have telemetered
we will have telemetered
you will have telemetered
they will have telemetered
Future Continuous
I will be telemetering
you will be telemetering
he/she/it will be telemetering
we will be telemetering
you will be telemetering
they will be telemetering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been telemetering
you have been telemetering
he/she/it has been telemetering
we have been telemetering
you have been telemetering
they have been telemetering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been telemetering
you will have been telemetering
he/she/it will have been telemetering
we will have been telemetering
you will have been telemetering
they will have been telemetering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been telemetering
you had been telemetering
he/she/it had been telemetering
we had been telemetering
you had been telemetering
they had been telemetering
Conditional
I would telemeter
you would telemeter
he/she/it would telemeter
we would telemeter
you would telemeter
they would telemeter
Past Conditional
I would have telemetered
you would have telemetered
he/she/it would have telemetered
we would have telemetered
you would have telemetered
they would have telemetered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telemeter - any scientific instrument for observing events at a distance and transmitting the information back to the observer
scientific instrument - an instrument used by scientists
space probe - a rocket-propelled guided missile that can escape the earth's atmosphere; makes observations of the solar system that cannot be made by terrestrial observation
Translations

telemeter

nEntfernungsmesser m, → Telemeter nt

telemeter

[ˈtɛlɪˌmiːtəʳ] ntelemetro
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