strain gauge

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strain gauge

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Definition of STRAIN GAUGE

First Known Use of STRAIN GAUGE

1910

strain gauge

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRAIN GAUGE

strain gauge

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Device for measuring the changes in distances between points in solid bodies that occur when the body is deformed. Strain gauges are used either to obtain information from which stresses in bodies can be calculated or to act as indicating elements on devices for measuring such quantities as force, pressure, and acceleration.

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