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synonyms for photometer

  • ASA scale
  • Scheiner scale
  • actinometer
  • exposure meter
  • radiometer
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How to use photometer in a sentence

Prof. Zenger's differential photometer that we shall finally cite is an improvement upon Bunsen's.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 421, JANUARY 26, 1884VARIOUS
The photometer, preferably one of the Lummer-Brodhun form, is set up on a gallery or bench.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
There is no other way of measuring the exposure than by the photometer or personal experience, and the latter is by far the best.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 362, DECEMBER 9, 1882VARIOUS
A number of measurements of the illuminating power of an electric lamp were rapidly made during the lecture with this photometer.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 288VARIOUS
An application of the law of intensity is made in using a simple (Bunsen) photometer.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
This is a quantity almost imperceptible in the most delicate photometer.
ASTRONOMICAL CURIOSITIESJ. ELLARD GORE
A valve is then fitted to one of the front openings, so that the light in that half of the photometer may be gradually diminished.
A COLOR NOTATIONALBERT H. MUNSELL
The photometer or instrument for accurate comparison of lights, their amount and intensity, tells a different story.
ASTRONOMYDAVID TODD
Using a polarising photometer, he found that only 13 per cent.
A POPULAR HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURYAGNES M. (AGNES MARY) CLERKE
The instrument employed was the "wedge photometer," which measures brightness by resistance to extinction.
A POPULAR HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURYAGNES M. (AGNES MARY) CLERKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PHOTOMETER

  • ASA scale
  • Scheiner scale
  • actinometer
  • exposure meter
  • photometer
  • radiometer
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