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measuring device

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n measuring device instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Usage

In literature:

All these were to say that the soul of the world is ageless, and that time is but a cheap device to measure our infirmities.
"The Boss of Little Arcady" by Harry Leon Wilson
He might even be encouraged to make up some mnemonic device as an aid if these measures fail.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
When the device was interpreted, the measure of his wrath was full.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864" by Various
Their most important use is as measuring devices of the men.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
HOW TO MAKE AN ANGLE-MEASURING DEVICE.
"Watch and Clock Escapements" by Anonymous
Statistics then is no automatic device for measuring facts.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
Of the steam measuring devices, the one in most common use is the steam flow meter.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
She began reaching for test tubes, measuring devices.
"The Common Man" by Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
I measure men's dulness by the devices they trust in for deceiving others.
"Romola" by George Eliot
Ditto for ground-wave measuring devices.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
The oldest device for measuring time is the sun-dial.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
About the same time, also, the device for weighing and measuring the grain was perfected.
"Rural Life and the Rural School" by Joseph Kennedy
These are devices that really measure tilt.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
His wife managed his business, so that he was left free in a great measure to follow his own eccentric devices.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Every device, every invention, every measure, that does not subserve the interests of the soul, is worthless.
"A New Atmosphere" by Gail Hamilton
There are several devices to measure powder that are convenient and fairly accurate.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright
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In news:

New Device Measures Patient Physiology to Define Dypsnea.
Accurate, reliable measuring and calculating devices are equally important.
Supervisors took a step on Tuesday to buy a device called a retroreflectometer, which measures signs visibility.
The OM-WEB-TC series of thermocouple measurement devices with built-in web server provides viewing access to thermocouple data and configuration settings.
Aeroflex introduces measurement suite for WLAN 802.11ac devices.
A measurement solution called advanced recognition technology synchronizes a variety of devices together for precise cross-evaluation of data.
A state Senate committee Thursday approved a measure allowing betting on wireless devices at race tracks.
The device measures 6 inches cubed and can be placed on either the back table or the sterile field.
Improving Low Current Measurements on Nanoelectronic and Molecular Electronic Devices and other white papers at Electronic Products.
Improving Low Current Measurements on Nanoelectronic and Molecular Electronic Devices and other white papers at Electronic Products.
New device measures quality of sleep.
Measuring Only 5x5mm and 7x7mm, New Devices Enable Cost-Effective Designs With Industry's Smallest Footprints.
Devices that seek "a small revolution of temperature measurement", plus other noteworthy products.
A device (similar to a microscope) used to measure small parts to ensure the quality of the part being made.
No measuring devices needed for this one.
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In science:

How can you check experimentally this statement? You could perform different kinds of measurement on the output of the device, along with different preparations of the input states.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
The method is based on the maximum-likelihood (ML) principle, applied to the data obtained by random measurements on the output of the device.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
In Section II we briefly review the ML principle and its use in measuring quantum devices.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
Consider a sequence of K independent measurements on the output of a physical device acting on quantum states.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
Copenhagen quantum theory gives special status to measuring devices.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
The measuring devices, are described, instead, in a different language, namely by “the same means of communication as the one used in classical physics” .
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
The mathematical rules of quantum theory specify clearly how the measuring devices are to be included in the quantum mechanically described physical world.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
In Section 3, we present a useful device for the analysis of random-cluster and Potts models, namely an explicit pointwise dynamical construction of random-cluster measures.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
As mentioned before, the threshold spread measured in the devices used in the test beam was about 380 e− .
Performance of prototype BTeV silicon pixel detectors in a high energy pion beam
This was possible because two groups developed new experimental devices based on a fast imaging system or ultrasound techniques [46, 47] allowing for a direct measurement of the velocity of a single tracer in a turbulent flow.
Multifractal stationary random measures and multifractal random walks with log-infinitely divisible scaling laws
Figure 2 shows the longitudinal magnetoresistance of the covered section of the device measured at 1.3K with a magnetic field applied parallel to the plane of the 2DEG11 .
Anisotropic magnetoresistance in a 2DEG in a quasi-random magnetic field
This type of exposure measures the amount of signal collected by the CCD from the background temperature of the device.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
It is principally similar to situation which we have by real experimental tests of Bell inequality,, during small intervals when measurement devices are distant, i.e. separated by a space interval.
A General Relativistic Generalization of Bell Inequality
Time interval omission occurs because of limitations in the sensitivity of the measuring device.
Saddlepoint approximation for moment generating functions of truncated random variables
Two experimenters, Alice and Bob, are located at some distance from the source; each possesses a Stern-Gerlach type device which allows them to measure the component of the spin of their particles (along, respectively, the directions ˆa and ˆb), yielding outcomes A = ±1 and B = ±1.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
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