instrument for measuring velocity

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Velocimeter — Vel o*cim e*ter, n. [L. velox, ocis, rapid + meter.] An apparatus for measuring speed, as of machinery or vessels, but especially of projectiles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • velocimeter — noun Etymology: velocity + meter Date: 1842 a device for measuring speed (as of fluid flow or sound) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • velocimeter — /vee loh sim euh teuhr, vel oh /, n. any of various instruments for measuring velocity, as of a wave in water or of sound in air. [1842; VELOCI(TY) + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • velocimeter — noun A device used to measure the speed of sound in a liquid See Also: velocimetric, velocimetry …   Wiktionary

  • velocimeter — [ˌvɛlə(ʊ) sɪmɪtə] noun an instrument for measuring velocity. Derivatives velocimetry noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • velocimeter — vel·o·cim·e·ter …   English syllables

  • velocimeter — ve•lo•cim•e•ter [[t]ˌvi loʊˈsɪm ə tər, ˌvɛl oʊ [/t]] n. mac mec any of various instruments for measuring velocity, as of a wave in water or of sound in air • Etymology: 1842; veloci ( ty) + meter …   From formal English to slang

  • velocimeter — Instrument that measures air speeds using a direct reading air speed indicating scale …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • velocimeter — n. an instrument for measuring velocity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laser surface velocimeter — Ein laser surface velocimeter (LSV, englisch) ist ein berührungsloses optisches Messgerät zur Bestimmung von Geschwindigkeit und, daraus abgeleitet, der Länge auf sich bewegenden Oberflächen. LSVs arbeiten nach dem Laser Doppler Prinzip und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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