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radiometer

Syllabification: ra·di·om·e·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌrādēˈämədər
 
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Definition of radiometer in English:

noun

An instrument for detecting or measuring the intensity or force of radiation.
Example sentences
  • The radiometer measured light intensity by the number of revolutions induced over time, and the bolometer measured a decrease in electrical resistance upon absorption of radiation.
  • The UV-B radiometer is intended to measure the hemispheric radiation reaching a horizontal surface.
  • And that absorption forms the basis by which satellite UV radiometers detect ozone from space.

Derivatives

radiometric

1
Pronunciation: /-dēəˈmetrik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Dumyahn and First measured the three-dimensional emission profile of various types of single lamps by taking radiometric measurements at various points in space.
  • All of these factors are likely to be important in the case of the Besdegirmen rocks, and hence igneous crystallization ages may be greater than measured radiometric ages.
  • Thermal images were taken with a radiometric infrared video camera.

radiometrically

2
Pronunciation: /-dēəˈmetrik(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • The UVB irradiance was monitored daily radiometrically, and the mouse exposure time to provide one minimal edematous dose was calculated each day.
  • Before subtracting pixel values between image pairs, we radiometrically rectified images to adjust the spectral values in the 1992 and 1988 images relative to the 1979 image.
  • Fourth, materials that can be radiometrically dated are often not present at quarry locations.

radiometry

3
noun
Example sentences
  • We'll cover the fundamentals needed to understand basic optical concepts such as radiometry, polarization, diffraction, and holography.
  • As indicated by Parker, chemical actinometry has several advantages when compared with radiometry for measuring UV radiation.
  • The rates of UV absorption obtained using radiometry in units of einsteins per second are also presented in Table 3.

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