mi·​cro·​sen·​sor ˈmī-krō-ˌsen-ˌsȯr How to pronounce microsensor (audio)
: a miniature sensor

Examples of microsensor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Forty NCAA Division 1 football athletes were monitored for 13, sixty minute games using a wearable microsensor under their shoulder pads. NOLA.com, 27 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microsensor was in 1962

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“Microsensor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microsensor. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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