Definition of Rayleigh disk

1. Noun. An acoustic radiometer consisting of a light disk suspended from a quartz thread; when exposed to a progressive sound wave its torque can measure velocity.

Generic synonyms: Radiometer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rayleigh Disk

Ravius
Ravius' process
Rawalpindi
Rawlinson
Rawson
Ray
Ray Bradbury
Ray Cattell
Ray Douglas Bradbury
Ray M. Dolby
Ray Robinson
Rayaprolu
Rayer's disease
Rayleigh
Rayleigh criterion
Rayleigh disk
Rayleigh equation
Rayleigh scattering
Rayleigh test
Raymond
Raymond B. Cattell
Raymond Bernard Cattell
Raymond Chandler
Raymond Lully
Raymond Thornton Chandler
Raymonn
Raynaud's
Raynaud's disease
Raynaud's phenomena
Raynaud's phenomenon

Literary usage of Rayleigh disk

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1. The Outlook for Research and Invention, with an Appendix of Problems by Nevil Monroe Hopkins (1919)
"... in which a rayleigh disk was suspended by a quartz fiber. Alternating currents sent through the telephone receiver set up vibrations of the air in the ..."

2. The University of Iowa Studies in Psychology by University of Iowa (1897)
"The first experiments with the rayleigh disk were conducted on the living voice. The observers were students of voice and singers from the University School ..."

3. Verhandlungen (1913)
"... relative sound intensities and a test of the rayleigh disk. Phys. Hev. (2) l, 309—316, 1913. O. Sizes. Sur lea Vibration» transversales des cordes. ..."

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