Definition of Sensing element
1. Noun. Any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner.
Generic synonyms: Device
Specialized synonyms: Metal Detector, Mine Detector, Electric Eye, Magic Eye, Photocell, Photoconductive Cell, Photoelectric Cell, Trace Detector
Derivative terms: Detect, Sense
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensing Element
Literary usage of Sensing element
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"The extrinsic sensing element can take many forms, such as a prism for sensing ... When an extrinsic sensing element is employed, then the optical fiber ..."
2. Handbook For The Operation And Maintenance Of Hospital Medical Waste by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"In most cases, the sensing element is enclosed in a sintered stainless steel tube, which allows the gas to permeate through the tube but prevents particles ..."
3. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air Diving (1999)
"However, vent passages must be provided to permit the atmospheric pressure to act on the gauge sensing element. F-3 HELICAL BOURDON TUBE GAUGES ..."
4. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"The standby pilot mode is not directed onto a flame sensing element, whereas the ignition flame is. Generally this type of pilot is primary aerated. the top ..."