Definition of telemeter in English:

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telemeter

noun

Pronunciation: /təˈlemədər/
Pronunciation: /ˈteləmēdər/
An apparatus for recording the readings of an instrument and transmitting them by radio.
Example sentences
  • 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.

verb

Pronunciation: /ˈteləmēdər/
[with object]
Transmit (readings) to a distant receiving set or station.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

telemetric

Pronunciation: /ˌteləˈmetrik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: te·lem·e·ter

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