accelerometer

accelerometer
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary acceleration + -o- + -meter Date: circa 1890 an instrument for measuring acceleration or for detecting and measuring vibrations

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  • Accelerometer — Ac*cel er*om e*ter, n. [Accelerate + meter.] An apparatus for measuring the velocity imparted by gunpowder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accelerometer — ☆ accelerometer [ak sel΄ər äm′ət ər, ak sel΄ə räm′ət ər; əksel΄ər äm′ət ər, əksel΄ə räm′ət ər ] n. [ ACCELER(ATE) + O + METER] a mechanical or electromechanical instrument for measuring acceleration, as of an aircraft, or for detecting vibrations …   English World dictionary

  • Accelerometer — An accelerometer is a device for measuring acceleration and gravity induced reaction forces.Single and multi axis models are available to detect magnitude and direction of the acceleration as a vector quantity [http://www.analog.com/en/technical… …   Wikipedia

  • accelerometer — /ak sel euh rom i teuhr/, n. an instrument for measuring acceleration, as of aircraft or guided missiles. [1900 05; ACCELER(ATION) + O + METER] * * * Instrument that measures acceleration. Because it is difficult to measure acceleration directly …   Universalium

  • Accelerometer — Ein Beschleunigungssensor ist ein Sensor (Fühler), der die Beschleunigung misst, indem die auf eine Testmasse wirkende Trägheitskraft bestimmt wird. Somit kann z. B. bestimmt werden, ob eine Geschwindigkeitszunahme oder abnahme stattfindet. Der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Accelerometer — akcelerometras statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. accelerometer vok. Accelerometer, n; Akzelerometer, n; Beschleunigungsmeßgerät, n; Beschleunigungsmesser, m rus. акселерометр, m pranc. accéléromètre, m ryšiai: sinonimas – pagreičio… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • accelerometer — akcelerometras statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. accelerometer vok. Accelerometer, n; Akzelerometer, n; Beschleunigungsmeßgerät, n; Beschleunigungsmesser, m rus. акселерометр, m pranc. accéléromètre, m ryšiai: sinonimas – pagreičio… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Accelerometer — akcelerometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Judančio kūno, pvz., automobilio, orlaivio, erdvėlaivio, raketos ir pan., pagreičio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. accelerometer vok. Accelerometer, n; Akzelerometer, n;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • accelerometer — akcelerometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Judančio kūno, pvz., automobilio, orlaivio, erdvėlaivio, raketos ir pan., pagreičio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. accelerometer vok. Accelerometer, n; Akzelerometer, n;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • accelerometer — An instrument for measuring acceleration along the normal (vertical), longitudinal, or lateral axis of an aircraft or missile. Accelerometers, which are fitted in aircraft cockpits, are called g meters. Most aircraft accelerometers indicate… …   Aviation dictionary

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