Definition of Measuring device

1. Noun. Instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something.

Exact synonyms: Measuring Instrument, Measuring System
Specialized synonyms: Accelerometer, Actinometer, Algometer, Altazimuth, Altimeter, Atmometer, Evaporometer, Audiometer, Sonometer, Barometer, Bathometer, Bathymeter, Bolometer, Buret, Burette, Caliper, Calliper, Calorimeter, Chronoscope, Colorimeter, Tintometer, Counter Tube, Craniometer, Cryoscope, Declinometer, Transit Declinometer, Densimeter, Densitometer, Densitometer, Dosemeter, Dosimeter, Dynamometer, Ergometer, Electrodynamometer, Electroscope, Eudiometer, Gage, Gauge, Graduate, Gravimeter, Gravity Meter, Heliometer, Haematocrit, Hematocrit, Gravimeter, Hydrometer, Hygrometer, Dip Circle, Inclinometer, Integrator, Planimeter, Interferometer, Ionization Chamber, Ionization Tube, Katharometer, Kundt's Tube, Lidar, Log, Measure, Measuring Rod, Measuring Stick, Meter, Nephoscope, Octant, Oximeter, Pedometer, Pelvimeter, Photometer, Piezometer, Pipet, Pipette, Pitot Head, Pitot Tube, Pitot-static Tube, Pitot, Pitot Tube, Plethysmograph, Potentiometer, Quadrant, Microwave Radar, Radar, Radio Detection And Ranging, Radiolocation, Range Finder, Rangefinder, Refractometer, Rheometer, Scale, Weighing Machine, Sclerometer, Sector, Seismograph, Sensitometer, Sextant, Asdic, Echo Sounder, Sonar, Spherometer, Spirograph, Spirometer, Static Tube, Synchroniser, Synchronizer, Synchronoscope, Synchroscope, Tach, Tachometer, Tape, Tape Measure, Tapeline, Tensiometer, Tensiometer, Tensiometer, Thermometer, Horologe, Timekeeper, Timepiece, Tonometer, Torsion Balance, Variometer, Venturi Tube, Viscometer, Viscosimeter, Wattmeter
Generic synonyms: Instrument

Lexicographical Neighbors of Measuring Device

measurement problem
measurement ton
measurement tons
measures of central tendency
measures of location
measuring block
measuring cup
measuring device (current term)
measuring instrument
measuring jug
measuring rod
measuring stick
measuring system
measuring tape
measuring unit
measuring worm
measuring worms

Literary usage of Measuring device

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Methods of Petrographic-microscopic Research, Their Relative Accuracy by Frederic Eugene Wright (1911)
"THE PETROGRAPHIC MICROSCOPE AS AN ACCURATE measuring device. In the preceding pages attention has been directed to the importance of the optical system of ..."

2. Business Administration by Leon Carroll Marshall (1921)
"THE INTERVIEW AS A measuring device' In a small concern it will be necessary for the employment manager to interview the majority of the applicants, ..."

3. NBS Special Publication (1921)
"A second shut-off valve or cock may be provided in the case of a liquid-measuring device equipped with a hose and designed and constructed so that it must ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1912)
"This compact, simple, and accurate measuring device consists essentially of a plain L, shaped tube placed in and directed against the flow of the fluid. ..."

5. Harper's Aircraft Book: Why Aeroplanes Fly, how to Make Models, and All by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1913)
"How to Make a Measuring- Device First secure a wheel exactly two feet in circumference. An old velocipede, bicycle, or baby - carriage wheel will answer; ..."

6. Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School by Gene Callahan (2004)
"A thermometer is a measuring device that we can place in an environment where ... The measuring device responds to that phenomenon in a predictable manner, ..."

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