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thermometer (Also thermometers) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to thermometer

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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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pyrometric

(Physics) Pertaining to, or obtained by, the pyrometer; as, pyrometrical instruments; pyrometrical measurements.

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counter_tube

  • noun a measuring instrument for counting individual ionizing events

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air_pressure

  • noun the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
    pressure; atmospheric pressure.

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bandgap

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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piezometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring high pressures

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microwave

  • noun a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
  • noun kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food
    microwave oven.

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francesco

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frigorific

  • adjective satellite causing cold; cooling or chilling

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kata

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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time-delay_measuring_system

  • noun chronoscope for measuring the time difference between two events
    time-delay measuring instrument.

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synchroniser

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchronoscope; synchroscope.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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electric_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that uses thermoelectric current to measure temperature
    thermoelectric thermometer; thermel.

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capillary_tube

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary; capillary tubing.

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microwave_radar

  • noun measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
    radar; radio detection and ranging; radiolocation.

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ergometer

  • noun measuring instrument designed to measure power
    dynamometer.

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specific_heat

  • noun the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade

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pompei

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icing

  • noun the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    frost.
  • noun a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
    frosting; ice.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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rheometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring the flow of liquids (especially arterial blood)

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thermoelectric_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that uses thermoelectric current to measure temperature
    electric thermometer; thermel.

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micrometer_caliper

  • noun caliper for measuring small distances
    micrometer; micrometer gauge.

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blockade

  • noun a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
    encirclement.
  • noun prevents access or progress

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thermos

  • noun vacuum flask that preserves temperature of hot or cold drinks
    thermos bottle; thermos flask.

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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static_tube

  • noun a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid

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capillary

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary tube; capillary tubing.
  • noun any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
    capillary vessel.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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optical_pyrometer

  • noun a pyrometer that uses the color of the light emitted by a hot object
    pyroscope.

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densimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
    densitometer.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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anisotropy

  • noun the property of being anisotropic; having a different value when measured in different directions

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tape_measure

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths
    tape; tapeline.
    • the carpenter should have used his tape measure

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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micrometer_gauge

  • noun caliper for measuring small distances
    micrometer caliper; micrometer.

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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application

  • noun the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    practical application.
    • he advocated the application of statistics to the problem
    • a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis
  • noun a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
    • December 31 is the deadline for applications

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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unknown_quantity

  • noun a factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent; he's still an unknown quantity"
    • I don't know what the new man will do
  • noun a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
    unknown.

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invention

  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; conception; excogitation; innovation.
  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    innovation.

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carlo

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range_finder

  • noun a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
    rangefinder.

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hygrometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere

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spectral

  • adjective of or relating to a spectrum
    • spectral colors
    • spectral analysis
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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dry-bulb_thermometer

  • noun an ordinary thermometer with a dry bulb; used to measure the air temperature

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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pipet

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube
    pipette.

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tachometer

  • noun measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
    tach.

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dr.

  • noun a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
    doctor.
    • she is a doctor of philosophy in physics
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; doctor.
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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proportional_counter_tube

  • noun counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced
    proportional counter.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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fish_tank

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    marine museum; aquarium.

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pyrometric_cone

  • noun a pyrometer consisting of a series of cones that melt at different temperatures

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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upsetting

  • adjective satellite causing an emotional disturbance
    disconcerting.
    • his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen
    • an upsetting experience
  • verb disturb the balance or stability of
    upset.
    • The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries

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thermoscope

(Physics) An instrument for indicating changes of temperature without indicating the degree of heat by which it is affected; especially, an instrument contrived by Count Rumford which, as modified by Professor Leslie, was afterward called the differential thermometer.

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bi

  • noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals
    atomic number 83; bismuth.

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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synchronoscope

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchroniser; synchroscope.

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boron

  • noun a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
    atomic number 5; B.

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galileo

  • noun Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)
    Galileo Galilei.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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boron_chamber

  • noun an ionization chamber lined with boron or filled with boron trifluoride gas for counting low velocity neutrons

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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water_glass

  • noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
    soluble glass; sodium silicate.
  • noun a glass for drinking water

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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dip_circle

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
    inclinometer.

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airport

  • noun an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
    aerodrome; drome; airdrome.

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aneroid

  • noun a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
    aneroid barometer.
  • adjective containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquid
    • aneroid barometer

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constitutive

  • adjective satellite constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
    organic; constituent; constitutional.

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burette

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
    buret.

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graph

  • noun a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
    graphical record.
  • verb represent by means of a graph
    chart.
    • chart the data

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micrometre

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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blackbody

  • noun a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it
    full radiator; black body.
    • a black body maintained at a constant temperature is a full radiator at that temperature because the radiation reaching and leaving it must be in equilibrium

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metron

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alexandria

  • noun a town in Louisiana on the Red River
  • noun the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt
    El Iskandriyah.

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integrator

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the area of an irregular plane figure
    planimeter.

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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power_meter

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of electric power used
    electric meter.

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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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indoors

  • adverb within a building
    inside.
    • in winter we play inside

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microphotometer

  • noun special kind of densitometer that measures density variations over a very small area

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water_meter

  • noun meter for measuring the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet

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decrement

  • noun the amount by which something decreases
    decrease.
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrease.

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electronic_signal

  • noun a signal generated by electronic means

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plank

  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    board.
  • noun an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

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inclinometer

  • noun an instrument showing the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizon
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
    dip circle.

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hematocrit

  • noun the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
    haematocrit; packed cell volume.
  • noun a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
    haematocrit.

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rain_gage

  • noun gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
    rain gauge; udometer; pluviometer.

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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ionization_chamber

  • noun a measuring instrument that measures the amount of ionizing radiation
    ionization tube.

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odometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    mileometer; milometer; hodometer.

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gasoline_gage

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gas gauge; gasoline gauge; petrol gauge; petrol gage; gas gage.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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thermo-

A combining form from Gr. qe`rmh heat, qermo`s hot, warm; as in thermochemistry, thermodynamic.

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seismograph

  • noun a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)

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petrol_gage

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gas gauge; gasoline gauge; petrol gauge; gasoline gage; gas gage.

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screw_log

  • noun a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed
    taffrail log; patent log.

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emission

  • noun the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    emanation.
  • noun a substance that is emitted or released
    discharge.

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micrometer

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
    micron.
  • noun caliper for measuring small distances
    micrometer caliper; micrometer gauge.

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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graduated_cylinder

  • noun a cylindrical graduate

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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reversing_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that registers the temperature in deep waters

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atmometer

  • noun an instrument that measures rate of evaporation of water
    evaporometer.

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bomb_calorimeter

  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb.

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electric_meter

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of electric power used
    power meter.

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gasoline

  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; petrol.

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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mileometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    milometer; hodometer; odometer.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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most

  • adjective (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number
    • who has the most apples?
    • most people like eggs
    • most fishes have fins
  • adjective the superlative of `much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree
    • made the most money he could
    • what attracts the most attention?
    • made the most of a bad deal

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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roadway

  • noun a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel

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dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    eye dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes

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calculation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.

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alcohol-in-glass_thermometer

  • noun thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature
    alcohol thermometer.

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synchronizer

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronoscope; synchroniser; synchroscope.

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meat_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that is inserted into the center of a roast (with the top away from the heat source); used to measure how well done the meat is

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celsius

The Celsius thermometer or scale, so called from Anders Celsius, a Swedish astronomer, who invented it. It is the same as the centigrade thermometer or scale.

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reaumur_thermometer

  • noun an alcohol thermometer calibrated in degrees Reaumur

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phosphor

  • noun a synthetic substance that is fluorescent or phosphorescent; used to coat the screens of cathode ray tubes

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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sir

  • noun term of address for a man
  • noun a title used before the name of knight or baronet

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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bathometer

  • noun an instrument that measures the depth of water
    bathymeter.

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doppler_radar

  • noun radar that uses the Doppler shift to measure velocity

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electrodynamometer

  • noun measuring instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure current or voltage or power

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delay

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    hold; postponement; time lag; wait.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    holdup.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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thermohydrometer

  • noun a hydrometer that includes a thermometer
    thermogravimeter.

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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thermometric

  • adjective of or relating to thermometry
    • helium gas was the thermometric fluid

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pluviometer

  • noun gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
    rain gage; rain gauge; udometer.

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thermodynamic

  • adjective of or concerned with thermodynamics
    thermodynamical.
    • the thermodynamic limit

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clinical_thermometer

  • noun a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature
    mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer.

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boerhaave

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mercury_barometer

  • noun barometer that shows pressure by the height of a column of mercury

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tach

  • noun measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
    tachometer.

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sclerometer

  • noun a measuring instrument that measures the hardness of materials by penetrating them with a stylus that has a diamond point

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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boiling

  • noun the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; simmering.

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renaldini

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haematocrit

  • noun the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
    hematocrit; packed cell volume.
  • noun a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
    hematocrit.

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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dosimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity)
    dosemeter.

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quadrant

  • noun a quarter of the circumference of a circle
    quarter-circle.
  • noun any of the four areas into which a plane is divided by two orthogonal coordinate axes

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gamma

  • noun the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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eudiometer

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases

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alloy

  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    metal.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    admixture.

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transit_declinometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring magnetic declination
    declinometer.

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scintillation

  • noun (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    sparkling; twinkle.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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planimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the area of an irregular plane figure
    integrator.

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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meter

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; metre.
  • noun any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

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thomson

  • noun United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)
    Virgil Garnett Thomson; Virgil Thomson.
  • noun United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)
    Elihu Thomson.

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radar

  • noun measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
    radio detection and ranging; microwave radar; radiolocation.

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thermal

  • noun rising current of warm air
  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    caloric; thermic.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight

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hodometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    mileometer; milometer; odometer.

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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candy_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer used to determine the temperature of candy syrups during cooking

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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gasoline_gauge

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gas gauge; petrol gauge; petrol gage; gasoline gage; gas gage.

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geiger_tube

  • noun an ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter
    Geiger-Muller tube.

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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santorio

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finer

  • adjective satellite (comparative of `fine') greater in quality or excellence
    • a finer wine
    • a finer musician
  • adjective satellite being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
    all right; okay; hunky-dory; o.k.; ok; fine.
    • an all-right movie
    • the passengers were shaken up but are all right
    • is everything all right?
    • everything's fine
    • things are okay
    • dinner and the movies had been fine
    • another minute I'd have been fine

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nanothermometer

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junction

  • noun the place where two or more things come together
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; conjugation.

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horologe

  • noun a measuring instrument or device for keeping time
    timepiece; timekeeper.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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sagredo

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ticker

  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; pump.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly
  • noun a small portable timepiece
    watch.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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taximeter

  • noun a meter in a taxi that registers the fare (based on the length of the ride)

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thermoscope

(Physics) An instrument for indicating changes of temperature without indicating the degree of heat by which it is affected; especially, an instrument contrived by Count Rumford which, as modified by Professor Leslie, was afterward called the differential thermometer.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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fahrenheit_scale

  • noun a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees

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scribing_block

  • noun gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces
    surface gauge; surface gage.

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tintometer

  • noun a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents
    colorimeter.

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mensuration

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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absolute_temperature

  • noun temperature measured on the absolute scale

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interferometer

  • noun any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves

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frequency

  • noun the number of occurrences within a given time period
    oftenness; frequence.
    • the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second
    • the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older
  • noun the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
    relative frequency.

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self-registering_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that records the temperature automatically

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measurement

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; mensuration; measure.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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thermo

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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water_gauge

  • noun gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
    water gage; water glass.

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alcohol

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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patent_log

  • noun a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed
    taffrail log; screw log.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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volumeter

  • noun a meter to measure the volume of gases, liquids, or solids (either directly or by displacement)

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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surface_gauge

  • noun gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces
    scribing block; surface gage.

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brag

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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daniel

A Hebrew prophet distinguished for sagacity and ripeness of judgment in youth; hence, a sagacious and upright judge.
A Daniel come to judgment. Shak.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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weighing_machine

  • noun a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass
    scale.

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sensor

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    sensing element; detector.

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resistor

  • noun an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
    resistance.

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latent_heat

  • noun heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
    heat of transformation.

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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gas_meter

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
    gasometer.

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geothermometer

(Physics) A thermometer specially constructed for measuring temperetures at a depth below the surface of the ground.

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thermograph

  • noun medical instrument that uses an infrared camera to reveal temperature variations on the surface of the body
  • noun a thermometer that records temperature variations on a graph as a function of time
    thermometrograph.

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dipstick

  • noun a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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measuring_device

  • noun instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
    measuring instrument; measuring system.

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thermocouple

  • noun a kind of thermometer consisting of two wires of different metals that are joined at both ends; one junction is at the temperature to be measured and the other is held at a fixed lower temperature; the current generated in the circuit is proportional to the temperature difference
    thermocouple junction.

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wind_gauge

  • noun a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
    wind gage; anemometer.

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body_temperature

  • noun temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
    blood heat.

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echo_sounder

  • noun a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
    sonar; asdic.
    • sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging
    • asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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gas_gage

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gas gauge; gasoline gauge; petrol gauge; petrol gage; gasoline gage.

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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fahrenheit_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer calibrated in degrees Fahrenheit

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hydrometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
    gravimeter.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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resistance_thermometer

  • noun thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire
    platinum thermometer.

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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silicon

  • noun a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
    Si; atomic number 14.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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récréation

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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tensiometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the moisture content of soil
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the tension in a wire or fiber or beam

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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hygroscope

  • noun hygrometer that shows variations in the relative humidity of the atmosphere

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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harpoon_log

  • noun a cylindrical log with a device that registers distance

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fluxmeter

  • noun meter that measures magnetic flux by the current it generates in a coil

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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exergen

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balco

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geiger-muller_tube

  • noun an ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter
    Geiger tube.

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fahrenheit

Conforming to the scale used by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit in the graduation of his thermometer; of or relating to Fahrenheit's thermometric scale. -- n. The Fahrenheit termometer or scale. ✍ The Fahrenheit thermometer is so graduated that the freezing point of water is at 32 degrees above the zero of its scale, and the boiling point at 212 degrees above. It is commonly used in the United States and in England.

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cooling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    temperature reduction; chilling.
  • noun a mechanism for keeping something cool
    cooling system.
    • the cooling was overhead fans

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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taffrail_log

  • noun a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed
    screw log; patent log.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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measuring_stick

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring rod; measure.

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surface_gage

  • noun gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces
    surface gauge; scribing block.

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thermopile

  • noun a kind of thermometer for measuring heat radiation; consists of several thermocouple junctions in series

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zeroth

  • adjective satellite preceding even the first

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platinum_thermometer

  • noun thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire
    resistance thermometer.

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udometer

  • noun gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
    rain gage; rain gauge; pluviometer.

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optical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving light or optics
    • optical supplies
  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; visual; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation

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inside_caliper

  • noun caliper for measuring inside dimensions (the size of a cavity or hole); points on its legs curve outward

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sextant

  • noun a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant

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petrol_gauge

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gas gauge; gasoline gauge; petrol gage; gasoline gage; gas gage.

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inventor

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; discoverer.

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sandglass

  • noun timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage

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meteorology

  • noun predicting what the weather will be
    weather forecasting.
  • noun the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

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evaporometer

  • noun an instrument that measures rate of evaporation of water
    atmometer.

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audiometer

  • noun an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
    sonometer.

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gaussmeter

  • noun a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields
    magnetometer.

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early_warning_radar

  • noun a radar that is part of an early warning system

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proportional_counter

  • noun counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced
    proportional counter tube.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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troublesome

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    • a troublesome infection
    • a troublesome situation

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illness

  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    malady; unwellness; sickness.

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wattmeter

  • noun an instrument for measuring in watts the flow of power in an electrical circuit

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ionization_tube

  • noun a measuring instrument that measures the amount of ionizing radiation
    ionization chamber.

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correction

  • noun the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
    rectification.
  • noun a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
    fudge factor.

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conventional

  • adjective following accepted customs and proprieties
    • conventional wisdom
    • she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
    • conventional forms of address
  • adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
    established.
    • a conventional view of the world

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spectrum

  • noun an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
  • noun a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

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foodborne

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pedometer

  • noun measuring instrument for recording the number of steps taken in walking

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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meltdown

  • noun severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
    nuclear meltdown.
  • noun a disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown
    • there is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933

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measuring_rod

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring stick; measure.

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densitometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining optical or photographic density
  • noun a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
    densimeter.

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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spirometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the vital capacity of the lungs

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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vernier_caliper

  • noun a caliper with a vernier scale for very fine measurements
    vernier micrometer.

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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calibrated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    graduated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    fine-tune; calibrate; graduate.
    • calibrate an instrument
    • graduate a cylinder

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nanoscale

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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accuracy

  • noun the quality of being near to the true value
    truth.
    • he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass
    • the lawyer questioned the truth of my account
  • noun (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
    • the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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tapeline

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths
    tape measure; tape.
    • the carpenter should have used his tape measure

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petrol

  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; gasoline.

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rain_gauge

  • noun gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
    rain gage; udometer; pluviometer.

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regnault

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galvanometer

  • noun meter for detecting or comparing or measuring small electric currents

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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herman

  • noun United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Woody Herman; Woodrow Charles Herman.

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radioactive

  • adjective exhibiting or caused by radioactivity
    • radioactive isotope
    • radioactive decay
    • radioactive fallout

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physical_change

  • noun a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
    phase transition; state change; phase change.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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radio_detection_and_ranging

  • noun measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
    radar; microwave radar; radiolocation.

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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vernier

  • noun a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
    vernier scale.
  • noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
    Paul Vernier.

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thermel

  • noun a thermometer that uses thermoelectric current to measure temperature
    electric thermometer; thermoelectric thermometer.

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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geiger_counter

  • noun counter tube that detects ionizing radiations
    Geiger-Muller counter.

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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reactor

  • noun an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
  • noun (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
    nuclear reactor.

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pitot

  • noun French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)
    Henri Pitot.
  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow
    Pitot tube.

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indoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place within a building
    • indoor activities for a rainy day
    • an indoor pool
  • adjective satellite within doors
    • an indoor setting

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crystal_counter

  • noun a counter tube in which an ionizing event increases conductivity

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infrared

  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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sundial

  • noun timepiece that indicates the daylight hours by the shadow that the gnomon casts on a calibrated dial

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oven_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer that registers the temperature inside an oven

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nephoscope

  • noun a measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds

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indicator

  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; index; indicant.
  • noun a signal for attracting attention

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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knowledge

  • noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    cognition; noesis.

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aneroid_barometer

  • noun a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
    aneroid.

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depth_gage

  • noun a gauge for measuring the depth of grooves or holes or other concavities
    depth gauge.

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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tape

  • noun a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
    • he used a piece of tape for a belt
    • he wrapped a tape around the package
  • noun a recording made on magnetic tape
    tape recording; taping.
    • the several recordings were combined on a master tape

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milometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    mileometer; hodometer; odometer.

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time-delay_measuring_instrument

  • noun chronoscope for measuring the time difference between two events
    time-delay measuring system.

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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huygens

  • noun Dutch physicist who first formulated the wave theory of light (1629-1695)
    Christiaan Huygens; Christian Huygens.

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equilibrium

  • noun a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    chemical equilibrium.

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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board_rule

  • noun a measure used in computing board feet

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odd-leg_caliper

  • noun caliper having the points on its legs both curve in the same direction

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refractometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring the refractive index of a substance

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bolometer

  • noun an instrument that measures heat radiation; extremely sensitive

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gravimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
    hydrometer.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
    gravity meter.

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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portion

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    part.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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timepiece

  • noun a measuring instrument or device for keeping time
    horologe; timekeeper.

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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pitot_tube

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow
    Pitot.
  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed
    Pitot head; Pitot-static tube.

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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cryoscope

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring freezing and melting points

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pressure_gage

  • noun gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure
    pressure gauge.

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declinometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring magnetic declination
    transit declinometer.

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sonar

  • noun a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
    asdic; echo sounder.
    • sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging
    • asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee

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hotness

  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; heat.
  • noun a state of sexual arousal
    horniness; hot pants.

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mete

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; boundary line.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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three-dimensional_radar

  • noun radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
    3d radar.

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eye_dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes

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emergent

  • adjective satellite occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action
    • emergent repair of an aorta
  • adjective satellite coming into existence
    emerging.
    • an emergent republic

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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synchroscope

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchronoscope; synchroniser.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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vacuum_gage

  • noun a gauge for indicating negative atmospheric pressure
    vacuum gauge.

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forecast

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    prognosis.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate.

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gage

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; dope; locoweed.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gauge.

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3d_radar

  • noun radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
    three-dimensional radar.

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psychrometer

  • noun a hygrometer consisting of a dry-bulb thermometer and a wet-bulb thermometer; their difference indicates the dryness of the surrounding air

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radiometric

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reproducible

  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    consistent.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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craniometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring skull sizes

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barograph

  • noun a recording barometer; automatically records on paper the variations in atmospheric pressure

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spectrophotometer

  • noun a photometer for comparing two light radiations wavelength by wavelength

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gas_gauge

  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gasoline gauge; petrol gauge; petrol gage; gasoline gage; gas gage.

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weighing

  • noun careful consideration
    advisement; deliberation.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them
  • verb have a certain weight
    weigh.

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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mathématique

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postage_meter

  • noun meter for bulk mailings that imprints correct prepaid postage on pieces of mail and records the total charge

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interface

  • noun (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
  • noun (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
    user interface.

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thermogravimeter

  • noun a hydrometer that includes a thermometer
    thermohydrometer.

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nuclear_meltdown

  • noun severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
    meltdown.

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ionization

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionisation.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionisation.

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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digital_display

  • noun a display that gives the information in the form of characters (numbers or letters)
    alphanumeric display.

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speedometer

  • noun a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed
    speed indicator.

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bathymeter

  • noun an instrument that measures the depth of water
    bathometer.

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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heating

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    warming.
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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pyroscope

  • noun a pyrometer that uses the color of the light emitted by a hot object
    optical pyrometer.

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tachograph

  • noun a tachometer that produces a graphical record of its readings; used to record the speed and duration of trips in a motor vehicle

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steam_bath

  • noun a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
    vapor bath; vapour bath; steam room.
  • noun you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
    vapor bath; vapour bath; Turkish bath.

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pitot-static_tube

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed
    Pitot head; Pitot tube.

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invasive

  • adjective relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
  • adjective marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
    • invasive cancer cells

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dimensional

  • adjective of or relating to dimensions
  • adjective satellite having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person; he is pasty, bland, faceless"- Norman Cousins
    • never matures as a dimensional character

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radiolocation

  • noun measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
    radar; radio detection and ranging; microwave radar.

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harpoon

  • noun a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
  • verb spear with a harpoon
    • harpoon whales

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strain_gauge

  • noun a gauge for measuring strain in a surface
    strain gage.

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torsion

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; crookedness; tortuosity.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun a twisting force
    torque.

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platinum

  • noun a heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits
    atomic number 78; Pt.

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algometer

  • noun device for measuring pain caused by pressure

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colorimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents
    tintometer.

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accelerometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets

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thermodynamics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

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gas_thermometer

  • noun thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
    air thermometer.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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resistance_pyrometer

  • noun pyrometer that measures high temperatures by the resistance in a heated wire

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water_gage

  • noun gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
    water gauge; water glass.

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gasometer

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
    gas meter.
  • noun a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
    gas holder.

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buret

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
    burette.

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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postage

  • noun the charge for mailing something
  • noun a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
    stamp; postage stamp.

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thermocouple_junction

  • noun a kind of thermometer consisting of two wires of different metals that are joined at both ends; one junction is at the temperature to be measured and the other is held at a fixed lower temperature; the current generated in the circuit is proportional to the temperature difference
    thermocouple.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

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thermal_equilibrium

  • noun a state in which all parts of a system are at the same temperature

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digital_plethysmograph

  • noun plethysmograph applied to a digit of the hand or foot to measure skin blood flow

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variometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in a magnetic field

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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precision

  • noun the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
    preciseness.
    • he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton
    • note the meticulous precision of his measurements

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gravity_meter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
    gravimeter.

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leurechon

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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atmospheric

  • adjective relating to or located in the atmosphere
    atmospherical.
    • atmospheric tests

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measuring_instrument

  • noun instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
    measuring device; measuring system.

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kauppinen

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empirical

  • adjective derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    empiric.
    • an empirical basis for an ethical theory
    • empirical laws
    • empirical data
    • an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known
  • adjective relying on medical quackery
    empiric.
    • empiric treatment

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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water_level

  • noun the level of the surface of a body of water
  • noun underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water
    groundwater level; water table.
    • spring rains had raised the water table

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air_thermometer

  • noun thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
    gas thermometer.

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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viscometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring viscosity
    viscosimeter.

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measuring_system

  • noun instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
    measuring device; measuring instrument.

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unsatisfactory

  • adjective not giving satisfaction
    • shops should take back unsatisfactory goods
    • her performance proved to be unsatisfactory
    • life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory
    • our discussion was very unsatisfactory

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hypsometer

  • noun an altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation

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reproducibility

  • noun the quality of being reproducible
    duplicability.

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outside_caliper

  • noun caliper for measuring outside dimensions; points on its legs curve inward

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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ii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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superconducting

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tonometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring tension or pressure (especially for measuring intraocular pressure in testing for glaucoma)

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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hygrodeik

  • noun a wet and dry bulb hygrometer

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christiaan_huygens

  • noun Dutch physicist who first formulated the wave theory of light (1629-1695)
    Christian Huygens; Huygens.

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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forehead

  • noun the part of the face above the eyes
    brow.
  • noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
    frontal bone; os frontale.

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universality

  • noun the quality of being universal; existing everywhere
    catholicity.

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spherometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

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centigrade_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade

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spirograph

  • noun a measuring instrument for recording the depth and rapidity of breathing movements

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pipette

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube
    pipet.

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kelvin

  • noun the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    K.
  • noun British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)
    William Thompson; First Baron Kelvin.

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numerical

  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    numeric.
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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photometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring the luminous intensity of a source by comparing it (visually or photoelectrically) with a standard source
  • noun photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light
    light meter; exposure meter.

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voltmeter

  • noun meter that measures the potential difference between two points

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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sonometer

  • noun an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
    audiometer.

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actinometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect)

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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salinometer

  • noun a hydrometer that determines the concentration of salt solutions by measuring their density

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size_stick

  • noun a mechanical measuring stick used by shoe fitters to measure the length and width of your foot

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coordinate

  • noun a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
    co-ordinate.
  • verb bring order and organization to
    organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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sensing

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    detection.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun becoming aware of something via the senses
    perception.

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anemometer

  • noun a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
    wind gage; wind gauge.

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manifold

  • noun a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
  • noun a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies
    manifold paper.
    • an original and two manifolds

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nanothermometers

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accurate

  • adjective conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
    • an accurate reproduction
    • the accounting was accurate
    • accurate measurements
    • an accurate scale
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    precise; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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atomic

  • adjective of or relating to or comprising atoms
    • atomic structure
    • atomic hydrogen
  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    nuclear.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs

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anders

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scintillation_counter

  • noun counter tube in which light flashes when exposed to ionizing radiation

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asdic

  • noun a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
    sonar; echo sounder.
    • sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging
    • asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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maximum_and_minimum_thermometer

  • noun thermometer that records the highest and lowest temperatures reached during a period of time

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thermometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring temperature

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density

  • noun the amount per unit size
    denseness.
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; concentration; tightness; denseness.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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plethysmograph

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring changes in volume of a part or organ or whole body (usually resulting from fluctuations in the amount of blood it contains)

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chronoscope

  • noun an instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time

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dosemeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity)
    dosimeter.

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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finder

  • noun someone who comes upon something after searching
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; discoverer.

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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strain_gage

  • noun a gauge for measuring strain in a surface
    strain gauge.

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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blackbody_radiation

  • noun the electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body; the distribution of energy in the radiated spectrum of a black body depends only on temperature and is determined by Planck's radiation law
    black-body radiation.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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melting

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    thaw; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run; melt.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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calliper

  • noun an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
    caliper.
  • verb measure the diameter of something with calipers
    caliper.

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vacuum_gauge

  • noun a gauge for indicating negative atmospheric pressure
    vacuum gage.

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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candy

  • noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    confect.
  • verb coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
    glaze; sugarcoat.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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chamber

  • noun a natural or artificial enclosed space
  • noun an enclosed volume in the body
    • the chambers of his heart were healthy

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wind_gage

  • noun a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
    anemometer; wind gauge.

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wire_gage

  • noun gauge for measuring the diameter of wire
    wire gauge.

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giuseppe

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nanothermometry

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beckman_thermometer

  • noun a mercury thermometer that measures small differences or changes in temperature

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anders_celsius

  • noun Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
    Celsius.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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mercury_thermometer

  • noun thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube
    mercury-in-glass thermometer.

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absolute_scale

  • noun a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
    Kelvin scale.

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caliper

  • noun an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
    calliper.
  • verb measure the diameter of something with calipers
    calliper.

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pitot_head

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed
    Pitot tube; Pitot-static tube.

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octant

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring angles to a celestial body; similar to a sextant but with 45 degree calibration

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allbutt

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vernier_micrometer

  • noun a caliper with a vernier scale for very fine measurements
    vernier caliper.

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christiaan

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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altazimuth

  • noun an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation

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viscosimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring viscosity
    viscometer.

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cavity

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    pit.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    enclosed space.

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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weighbridge

  • noun platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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clifford

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measuring

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    mensuration; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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radiometer

  • noun meter to detect and measure radiant energy (electromagnetic or acoustic)

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noise

  • noun sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
    • he enjoyed the street noises
    • they heard indistinct noises of people talking
    • during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; dissonance.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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dasymeter

  • noun densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density

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expansion

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    enlargement.
  • noun a function expressed as a sum or product of terms
    • the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

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altimeter

  • noun an instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation

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pelvimeter

  • noun measuring instrument for performing pelvimetry

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cryometer

  • noun a thermometer designed to measure low temperatures

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electrometer

  • noun meter to measure electrostatic voltage differences; draws no current from the source

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hopkins

  • noun United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
    Mark Hopkins.
  • noun United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
    Johns Hopkins.

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scribe

  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Augustin Eugene Scribe.
  • noun informal terms for journalists
    penman; scribbler.

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anomalous

  • adjective satellite deviating from the general or common order or type
    • advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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thermistor

  • noun a semiconductor device made of materials whose resistance varies as a function of temperature; can be used to compensate for temperature variation in other components of a circuit
    thermal resistor.

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thermophone

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ohmmeter

  • noun a meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohms

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block

  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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thermostat

  • noun a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
    thermoregulator.
  • verb control the temperature with a thermostat

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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wire_gauge

  • noun gauge for measuring the diameter of wire
    wire gage.

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alcohol_thermometer

  • noun thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature
    alcohol-in-glass thermometer.

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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assess

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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micrometric

Belonging to micrometry; made by the micrometer. -- Mi`cro*met"ric*al*ly, adv.

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voltage

  • noun the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts
    electromotive force; emf.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; potential; potential drop.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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proportional

  • noun one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
  • adjective satellite properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
    relative.
    • the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime
    • earnings relative to production

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fludd

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serrin

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weather_radar

  • noun radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitation

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biancani

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sensitometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the light sensitivity of film over a range of exposures

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speed_indicator

  • noun a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed
    speedometer.

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weatherglass

  • noun a simple barometer for indicating changes in atmospheric pressure

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lidar

  • noun a measuring system that detects and locates objects on the same principle as radar but uses light from a laser; a potential technology for detecting air turbulence that can affect aircraft

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clinical

  • adjective relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
    • clinical observation
    • clinical case study
  • adjective satellite scientifically detached; unemotional
    • he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

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radiation_pyrometer

  • noun a pyrometer for estimating the temperature of distant sources of heat; radiation is focussed on a thermojunction connected in circuit with a galvanometer

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sealed

  • adjective established irrevocably
    certain.
    • his fate is sealed
  • verb make tight; secure against leakage
    seal off; seal.
    • seal the windows

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geiger-muller_counter

  • noun counter tube that detects ionizing radiations
    Geiger counter.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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lowest

  • adjective satellite lowest in rank or importance
    last-place; last.
    • last prize
    • in last place
  • adjective less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
    low.
    • low prices
    • the reservoir is low

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telethermometer

  • noun a thermometer that registers the temperature at some distant point

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thermometrograph

  • noun a thermometer that records temperature variations on a graph as a function of time
    thermograph.

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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mercury-in-glass_thermometer

  • noun thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube
    mercury thermometer.

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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timekeeper

  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timer.
  • noun a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees

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automated

  • adjective satellite operated by automation
    machine-driven; machine-controlled.
    • an automated stoker
  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically
    automatise; automatize; automate.
    • automatize the production
    • automate the movement of the robot

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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electroscope

  • noun measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign

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maximum

  • noun the largest possible quantity
    upper limit.
  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; level best.
    • he tried his utmost

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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temperature_scale

  • noun a system of measuring temperature

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depth_gauge

  • noun a gauge for measuring the depth of grooves or holes or other concavities
    depth gage.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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constant

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant quantity.
  • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    • the velocity of light is a constant

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universal

  • noun (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
    linguistic universal.
  • noun (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
    universal proposition.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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heliometer

  • noun an instrument used to measure the angular separation of two stars that are too far apart to be included in the field of view of an ordinary telescope

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thermowell

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engineering

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    technology.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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warning

  • noun a message informing of danger
    • a warning that still more bombs could explode
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    monition; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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mercury-in-glass_clinical_thermometer

  • noun a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature
    clinical thermometer.

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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pressure_gauge

  • noun gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure
    pressure gage.

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calibration

  • noun the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
    standardisation; standardization.
    • the thermometer needed calibration

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corporation

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corp.
  • noun slang for a paunch
    tummy; bay window; pot; potbelly.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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depth

  • noun the extent downward or backward or inward
    deepness.
    • the depth of the water
    • depth of a shelf
    • depth of a closet
  • noun degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

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ammeter

  • noun a meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperes

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graduate

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; grad; alumnus.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts

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body_plethysmograph

  • noun plethysmograph consisting of a chamber surrounding the entire body; used in studies of respiration

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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electrical

  • adjective relating to or concerned with electricity
    • an electrical engineer
    • electrical and mechanical engineering industries
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electric.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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torsion_balance

  • noun measuring instrument designed to measure small forces by the torsion they exert on a thin wire

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ferdinando

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wet-bulb_thermometer

  • noun a thermometer with a bulb that is covered with moist muslin; used in a psychrometer to measure humidity

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quartz

  • noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica
    quartz glass; crystal; lechatelierite; vitreous silica.
  • noun a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities

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sling

  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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potentiometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring direct current electromotive forces
  • noun a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets
    pot.

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thermochromic

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nucleus

  • noun a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
    karyon; cell nucleus.
  • noun the positively charged dense center of an atom

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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venturi_tube

  • noun a short tube inserted into a pipeline and used to measure the quantity of a liquid that is flowing in the pipeline

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oximeter

  • noun a measuring instrument that measures the oxygen in arterial blood

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mood

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; humour.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    climate.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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coulomb

  • noun a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
    C; ampere-second.
  • noun French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)
    Charles Augustin de Coulomb.

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beckmann

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atomic_clock

  • noun a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

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sounder

  • noun a device for making soundings
  • adjective financially secure and safe
    sound.
    • sound investments
    • a sound economy

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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kundt's_tube

  • noun a measuring instrument used to measure the speed of sound

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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rangefinder

  • noun a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
    range finder.

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original

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; master copy.
  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    archetype; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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