interferometer

noun in·ter·fer·om·e·ter \ ˌin-tər-fə-ˈrä-mə-tər , ˌin-tə- , -ˌfi-ˈrä- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of interferometer

:an apparatus that utilizes the interference of waves (as of light) for precise determinations (as of distance or wavelength)

interferometric

play \ˌin-tər-ˌfir-ə-ˈme-trik, ˌin-tə-\ adjective

interferometrically

play \ˌin-tər-ˌfir-ə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē, ˌin-tə-\ adverb

interferometry

play \ˌin-tər-fə-ˈrä-mə-trē, ˌin-tə-, -ˌfi-ˈrä-\ noun

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interferometer

noun in·ter·fer·om·e·ter \ ˌint-ə(r)-fə-ˈräm-ət-ər, -ˌfir-ˈäm- \

medical Definition of interferometer

:an instrument that utilizes the interference of waves (as of light) for precise determination especially of wavelength, spectral fine structure, indices of refraction, and very small linear displacements

interferometric

play \-ˌfir-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

interferometrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

interferometry

play \-fə-ˈräm-ə-trē, -ˌfir-ˈäm-\ noun plural interferometries

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