Definition of telemeter in English:


Line breaks: tel|em¦eter
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛlɪmiːtə
, tɪˈlɛmɪtə


An apparatus for recording the readings of an instrument and transmitting them by radio.
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  • Radio signals from telemeters were detected by antennae surrounding each respirometer.
  • The wax-coated telemeters were calibrated with a mercury thermometer over a range of 5-42 deg C.
  • However, with the advent of miniaturized telemeters and thread-trailing methods, direct estimates of hatchling survival have been made.


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Transmit (readings) to a distant receiving set or station: instruments used to telemeter their data are carried on two satellites (as adjective telemetered) telemetered data
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  • For example, in a 1,000-acre potato farm, aerospace behemoth Lockheed Martin can place meteorological stations that measure 13 different weather parameters every 15 minutes and telemeter the data to a computer base station.
  • If two or more telemetered otters were detected at the same location, the pilot took care to determine the distance between them and attempted to obtain a visual observation.
  • Its power source comprised batteries only, so it was not expected to have great longevity; it telemetered scientific data for just five days.



Pronunciation: /-ˈmɛtrɪk/
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  • It combines telemetric recordings of uterine contractions using a tocodynamometer and daily telephone calls from a physician to offer support and advice.
  • Consequently, telemetric monitoring of a single adult was used to determine the spatial limits of each burrow system, after which the capture localities of individuals were used to assign social group membership.
  • A blood sample to determine the serum level of cardiac troponin I was obtained 8 to 12 hours after the telemetric monitoring period ended.


Pronunciation: /tɪˈlɛmɪtri/
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  • The unit is configurable to operate not only wireless telemetry but mobile data as well.
  • It's not just routers, but a complete back-office system with provisioning and telemetry.
  • In medium rate, all real-time science telemetry can be downlinked during station passes.

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