measuring instrument

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n measuring instrument instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Usage

In literature:

An instrument for measuring power developed.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
What sort of measurements do you expect to make when your measuring instrument itself is part of the experiment?
"The Point of View" by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
A red light on the instrument panel blinked balefully at him as it measured out the oxygen he required.
"Pushbutton War" by Joseph P. Martino
It means an instrument for measuring.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
An instrument for measuring the specific gravity of fluids.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Find examples of this and show the need of a measuring instrument.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
We require for such measurements an instrument capable of the greatest nicety.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
When it passed all hitherto known bonds, it would simply fuse any instrument they might use to measure it.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
Apparently the instrument measured neural currents and hence indirectly the progress of the disease.
"Bolden's Pets" by F. L. Wallace
It is merely that of an instrument for measuring the moisture in the atmosphere.
"Harper's Young People, August 17, 1880" by Various
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In news:

A snap gage, for example, has the reference anvil, frame and measuring instrument built in.
Imagine a spaceborne instrument that measures the nation's air quality in five-square-mile grids every hour.
Learn what the right measuring instruments are for your applications.
AccuPyc II 1340 pycnometers from Micromeritics Instrument Corp. Are fast, fully automatic analyzers that provide high-speed, high-precision volume measurements and density calculations on a wide variety of powders, solids and slurries.
NI LabVIEW 2012 by National Instruments includes ready-to-run starting points for a breadth of LabVIEW applications and access to new training options that help improve the quality of measurement and control systems.
Hawk Measurement Systems Announces Joint Venture with Chongquin Sichuan Instrument Co.
New torsion testing e quipment designs offer state-of-the-art instrumentation and provide enhanced capabilities including greater speed, measurement accuracy, and flexibility of experiment design.
When choosing an analog measurement transducer for a variety of instrumentation monitoring applications including machine monitoring, quality assurance, and more, you will be given a choice of signal types.
Automating communications measurement involves more than merely creating a push-button interface to control instruments.
New eXact family of instruments uses touch-and-swipe technology and intuitive software to make precise measurement of colors a snap.
With a measurement range of -40°F to 1,076°F, the General Tools & Instruments IRT657 12:1 wide-range infrared thermometer tests and troubleshoots a variety of food processing systems and components.
Articles Tagged with "control and measurement instruments".
Phase Matrix, Inc.—a wholly owned subsidiary of National Instruments—designs and manufactures RF and microwave test and measurement instruments, subsystems, and components.
Phase Matrix designs and manufactures radio frequency (RF) and microwave test and measurement (T&M) instruments and components and is an independent, privately held California-based corporation.
A host of analog and digital improvements bring new capabilities to a proven and popular peak and average power measurement instrument.
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In science:

Practical experience with measuring instruments led to the abstract notions of Euclid.
Spinors in Quantum Geometrical Theory
Ideal candidates would be galaxies that have a star-like core region for which the position can be measured by the satellite instrument.
Formalism and quality of a proper motion link with extragalactic objects for astrometric satellite missions
Prior to comparing the model with the data this spherically averaged line shape must be convoluted with the measured instrumental resolution function.
First order isotropic - smectic-A transition in liquid crystal-aerosil gels
Both measurements are extremely challenging and at the limit of the instrumental capabilities.
Non-thermal particles in the intergalactic and intracluster medium
It is also argued that polarization in GRBs could be measured by a relatively simple instrument using readily available technology.
Can a simple instrument measure polarization in gamma-ray bursts?
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