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telemeter

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noun tele·me·ter \ ˈte-lə-ˌmē-tər \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of telemeter

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

Origin and Etymology of telemeter

International Scientific Vocabulary


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telemeter

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Definition of telemeter

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

First Known Use of telemeter

1925


Medical Dictionary

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telemeter

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noun tele·me·ter \ ˈtel-ə-ˌmēt-ər \

medical Definition of telemeter

:an electrical apparatus for measuring a quantity (as pressure, speed, or temperature), transmitting the result especially by radio to a distant station, and there indicating or recording the quantity measured

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telemeter

transitive verb

medical Definition of telemeter

:to transmit by telemeter

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