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accelerometer

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noun ac·cel·er·om·e·ter \ik-ˌse-lə-ˈrä-mə-tər, ak-\

Definition of accelerometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring acceleration or for detecting and measuring vibrations



Origin of accelerometer

International Scientific Vocabulary acceleration + -o- + -meter


First Known Use: circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

accelerometer

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noun ac·cel·er·om·e·ter \ik-ˌsel-ə-ˈräm-ət-ər, ak-\

Medical Definition of accelerometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring acceleration or for detecting and measuring vibrations





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