Definition of Measuring instrument
1. Noun. Instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something.
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
Measuring Instrument Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Measuring Instrument Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Measuring Instrument
Literary usage of Measuring instrument
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"A multi-range AC/DC electrical measuring instrument of specially robust construction designed for outdoor work and where conditions of rough usage exist. ..."
2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"The range of any current-measuring instrument is the extent of variation of current that the instrument is capable of measuring. ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"... coil and the measuring instrument, which may be under certain circumstances several miles in length, would exercise a considerable disturbing influence ..."
4. Governors and the Governing of Prime Movers by Willibald Trinks (1919)
"CHAPTER III THE CENTRIFUGAL GOVERNOR AS A measuring instrument (SPEED COUNTER) 1. Equilibrium Speed, Static Fluctuation and Stability. ..."
5. Pyrometry: The Papers and Discussion of a Symposium on Pyrometry Held by the by National Research Council (U.S.) (1920)
"If base-metal thermocouples are used, the leads connecting the thermocouple with the measuring instrument are usually of the same material as the ..."