Definition of Gravity meter

1. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth.




Definition of Gravity meter

1. Noun. (physics) An instrument that measures the local acceleration due to gravity (strength of the gravitational field). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravity Meter

gravitometers
graviton
gravitons
gravitropic
gravitropism
gravity
gravity bomb
gravity bong
gravity bongs
gravity boots
gravity drop
gravity fault
gravity gradient
gravity meter (current term)
gravity meters
gravity perception
gravity slingshot
gravity wave
gravity wind
gravityless
gravlaks
gravlax
gravlaxes
gravo-
gravo-acute accent
gravogyro
gravothermal
gravs

Literary usage of Gravity meter

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"Third Report of the Committee for inviting Designs for a good Differential Gravity Meter.—See Reports, p. 72. 2. Fourth Report of the Committee for ..."

2. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"A modern gravity meter would have revealed tho structure of the low gravity region with possibly better accuracy than the torsion balance and at a far ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"... differential-gravity meter, light and portable, with which satisfactory results can be obtained in a few hours instead of many days, the boon to science ..."

4. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"... took readings on a portable gravity meter at various points along the route, and set up an instrument to measure electrical properties of the lunar ..."

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