telemeter

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1tele·me·ter

noun \ˈte-lə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of TELEMETER

1
:  an instrument for measuring the distance of an object from an observer
2
:  an electrical apparatus for measuring a quantity (as pressure, speed, or temperature) and transmitting the result especially by radio to a distant station

Origin of TELEMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1860

2telemeter

verb

Definition of TELEMETER

transitive verb
:  to transmit (as the measurement of a quantity) by telemeter
intransitive verb
:  to telemeter the measurement of a quantity

First Known Use of TELEMETER

1925

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