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telemetry

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noun te·lem·e·try \tə-ˈle-mə-trē\

Simple Definition of telemetry

  • : the process of using special equipment to take measurements of something (such as pressure, speed, or temperature) and send them by radio to another place

Full Definition of telemetry

  1. 1 :  the science or process of telemetering data

  2. 2 :  data transmitted by telemetry

  3. 3 :  biotelemetry

tele·met·ric play \ˌte-lə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
tele·met·ri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1885

First Known Use of telemetry

1885


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telemetry

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noun te·lem·e·try \tə-ˈlem-ə-trē\

Medical Definition of telemetry

plural te·lem·e·tries

  1. 1:  the science or process of telemetering data

  2. 2:  data transmitted by telemetry

  3. 3:  biotelemetry

  4. tele·met·ric \ˌtel-ə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
    tele·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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