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telemeter

noun tele·me·ter \ 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 (such as pressure, speed, or temperature) and transmitting the result especially by radio to a distant station

Origin and Etymology of telemeter

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telemeter

verb

Definition of telemeter

telemetered; telemetering; telemeters
: to transmit (the measurement of a quantity) by telemeter
: to telemeter the measurement of a quantity

First Known Use of telemeter

1925

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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telemeter

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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