dosimeter badge
dosimeter badge do*sim"et*er badge, n. a dosimeter cosisting of a radiation-sensitive material, such as film, worn in a small package on a person's clothing, to record the accumulated radiation exposure of the person over a period of time; -- used to monitor the exposure of individuals, such as workers in a nuclear power plant, to ionizing radiation. [PJC]

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  • dosimeter — /doh sim i teuhr/, n. a device carried on the person for measuring the quantity of ionizing radiation, as gamma rays, to which one has been exposed. [1880 85; < Gk dósi(s) DOSE + METER] * * * ▪ measurement instrument       instrument that… …   Universalium

  • badge — plėvelinis dozimetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dozimetras, kuriame yra spinduliuotei jautri plėvelė, įdėta į popierinį ar polietilentereftalato apvalkalą. atitikmenys: angl. badge; film dosimeter vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • dosimeter — n. 1) a device used to measure the intensity of a radiation source. 2) a device to record the amount of radiation received by workers exposed to X rays or other radiation. Typically, it consists of a small piece of photographic film in a holder… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Film badge dosimeter — The film badge dosimeter, or film badge, is a dosimeter used for monitoring exposure to ionizing radiation. The badge requires two parts to be effective: photographic film, and a holder. Description The film is sensitive to radiation and, once… …   Wikipedia

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  • film badge — noun : a dosimeter of photographic film * * * a badgelike device that, when processed, indicates whether a dose of radiation has been received: worn by workers subject to radiation exposure. [1940 45] * * * film badge noun A badge containing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • film dosimeter — plėvelinis dozimetras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dozimetras, kuriame yra spinduliuotei jautri plėvelė, įdėta į popierinį ar polietilentereftalato apvalkalą. atitikmenys: angl. badge; film dosimeter vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • film badge — noun A piece of photographic film worn on the torso to act as dosimeter in order to record radiation exposure to the wearer …   Wiktionary

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