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accelerometer (s) (noun), accelerometers (pl)
1. An device for measuring acceleration or speed.
2. Instruments used for determining the speed of a moving body or for measuring mechanical vibrations.
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piezotransistor accelerometer (s), piezotransistor accelerometers (pl) (nouns)
An instrument or device which is used to measure acceleration, by recording the current variation across the pn junction of a transistor that has received a concentrated force from a seismic mass.
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accelerometer apparatus
A device which is either mechanical or electromechanical, for measuring acceleration or deceleration; that is, the rate of increase or of decrease in the velocity of a moving object.
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