An instrument for measuring velocity.
- In-plane vibrometers measure movements perpendicular to the beam axis, similar to the laser surface velocimeter.
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- Laser Doppler velocimetry has been successfully applied to the measurement of speeds of everything from blood corpuscles to rolled steel.
- In the type of ultrasound examination called Doppler velocimetry, a hand-held transducer uses sound waves to measure patterns of fetal blood flow.
- In countries outside the United States, Doppler flow velocimetry is used to monitor uteroplacental blood flow.
Mid 19th century: from Latin velox, veloc- 'swift' + -meter.
Words that rhyme with velocimeterlimiter, perimeter, scimitar
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