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Meaning of TELEMETER

Pronunciation:  tu'lemitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any scientific instrument for observing events at a distance and transmitting the information back to the observer
 

TELEMETER is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: scientific instrument, space probe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Te*lem"e*ter\, n.
    An apparatus for recording at a distant station the
    indications of physical instruments such as the thermometer,
    galvanometer, etc.
    
    
  2. \Te*lem"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ? far + -meter.]
    An instrument used for measuring the distance of an object
    from an observer; as, a telescope with a micrometer for
    measuring the apparent diameter of an object whose real
    dimensions are known.
    
    
    
    
 

 

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