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accelerometer Line breaks: ac¦cel¦er|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /əkˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə/

Definition of accelerometer in English:


An instrument for measuring the acceleration of a moving or vibrating body.
Example sentences
  • In addition, NASA's second redesigned tank has been outfitted with temperature sensors and accelerometers, used to measure vibration.
  • A monitoring system, including tension sensors, accelerometers, and deformation gauges, will be put in place for purposes of bridge maintenance.
  • The accelerometer is used to measure shocks and vibration caused by road roughness while the GPS unit records the truck position.

Words that rhyme with accelerometer

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