Definition of Accelerometer

1. Noun. An instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets.




Definition of Accelerometer

1. n. An apparatus for measuring the velocity imparted by gunpowder.

Definition of Accelerometer

1. Noun. An instrument for measuring acceleration ¹

2. Noun. An instrument made for detecting and measuring vibrations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accelerometer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Accelerometer

1. An instrument for measuring the rate of change of velocity per unit of time. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accelerometer

accelerator factor
accelerator fibres
accelerator globulin
accelerator key
accelerator keys
accelerator nerves
accelerator pedal
accelerators
acceleratory
accelerin
accelerogram
accelerograms
accelerograph
accelerographs
accelerometer (current term)
accelerometers
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acceleron
accelerons
accend
accended
accendibility
accendible
accending
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accension
accensions
accensor

Literary usage of Accelerometer

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1. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1902)
"—RECORD FROM accelerometer. the curve theoretically touching the base line. This occurs at the point of transition from the series to the parallel motor ..."

2. Handbook of Carburetion by Arthur Benjamin Browne (1915)
"THE accelerometer This instrument was designed by HE Wimperis, MA, AMICE, AMIEE, of England. The outward appearance of the instrument is shown in Fig. ..."

3. Electric Railway Handbook: A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and by Albert Sutton Richey, William Charles Greenough (1915)
"The accelerometer may be graduated to read the number of per cent, grade directly. ... Due to the fact that the surface on which the accelerometer rests may ..."

4. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1997) by Pat Hartary (1999)
"This miniature accelerometer forms the basis of a crash sensor that is superior to the ... The accelerometer's other uses include motion detection, ..."

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