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Meaning of INTERFEROMETER

Pronunciation:  `inturfu'râmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves
 

INTERFEROMETER is a 14 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*fe*rom"e*ter\, n. [See {Interfere} and
-meter.] (Physics)
An instrument for measuring small movements, distances, or
displacements by means of the interference of two beams of
light; -- called also {refractometer}.



 

 

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