Definition of light meter in English:

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light meter

Pronunciation: /ˈlīt ˌmēdər/


An instrument for measuring the intensity of light, used chiefly to show the correct exposure when taking a photograph. Also called exposure meter.
Example sentences
  • You can measure illuminance using a light meter located on the work surface where tasks are performed.
  • This tutorial is intended to explain what an incident light meter is and why you would want to use one.
  • This article explores the possibility of using a low cost photographic light meter for photometric purposes.

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Syllabification: light me·ter

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