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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Instrument to detect and measure electromagnetic or acoustic energy

Usage examples (34)
  • The device, called a radiometer, is based on a classical light-powered, rotating vane most often seen in mall novelty stores.
  • They are looking at a 90 GHz differential microwave radiometer.
  • Another radiometer instrument was also able to take measurements during the eclipse.
  • The monitors were synchronized with the radiometer and changed view at every ten-mile marker. for more
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