measuring device

Definitions

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

In literature:

All these were to say that the soul of the world is ageless, and that time is but a cheap device to measure our infirmities.
"The Boss of Little Arcady" by Harry Leon Wilson
He might even be encouraged to make up some mnemonic device as an aid if these measures fail.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
When the device was interpreted, the measure of his wrath was full.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864" by Various
Their most important use is as measuring devices of the men.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
HOW TO MAKE AN ANGLE-MEASURING DEVICE.
"Watch and Clock Escapements" by Anonymous
Statistics then is no automatic device for measuring facts.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
Of the steam measuring devices, the one in most common use is the steam flow meter.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
She began reaching for test tubes, measuring devices.
"The Common Man" by Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
I measure men's dulness by the devices they trust in for deceiving others.
"Romola" by George Eliot
Ditto for ground-wave measuring devices.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
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In news:

New Device Measures Patient Physiology to Define Dypsnea.
Accurate, reliable measuring and calculating devices are equally important.
Supervisors took a step on Tuesday to buy a device called a retroreflectometer, which measures signs visibility.
The OM-WEB-TC series of thermocouple measurement devices with built-in web server provides viewing access to thermocouple data and configuration settings.
Aeroflex introduces measurement suite for WLAN 802.11ac devices.
A measurement solution called advanced recognition technology synchronizes a variety of devices together for precise cross-evaluation of data.
A state Senate committee Thursday approved a measure allowing betting on wireless devices at race tracks.
The device measures 6 inches cubed and can be placed on either the back table or the sterile field.
Improving Low Current Measurements on Nanoelectronic and Molecular Electronic Devices and other white papers at Electronic Products.
Improving Low Current Measurements on Nanoelectronic and Molecular Electronic Devices and other white papers at Electronic Products.
New device measures quality of sleep.
Measuring Only 5x5mm and 7x7mm, New Devices Enable Cost-Effective Designs With Industry's Smallest Footprints.
Devices that seek "a small revolution of temperature measurement", plus other noteworthy products.
A device (similar to a microscope) used to measure small parts to ensure the quality of the part being made.
No measuring devices needed for this one.
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In science:

How can you check experimentally this statement? You could perform different kinds of measurement on the output of the device, along with different preparations of the input states.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
The method is based on the maximum-likelihood (ML) principle, applied to the data obtained by random measurements on the output of the device.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
In Section II we briefly review the ML principle and its use in measuring quantum devices.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
Consider a sequence of K independent measurements on the output of a physical device acting on quantum states.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
Copenhagen quantum theory gives special status to measuring devices.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
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