Dosimeter definition

dō-sĭmĭ-tər
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An instrument that measures and indicates the amount of x-rays or radiation absorbed in a given period.
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A device for measuring the total absorbed dose from exposure to ionizing radiation.
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An instrument that measures and indicates the amount of x-rays or radiation absorbed in a given period.
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An instrument that measures the amount of x-ray or other radiation absorbed in a given period.
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A device used to measure a dose of ionising radiation. These normally take the form of either Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL), photographic film, thermoluminescent devices (TLD) or electronic personal dosimeters (PDM).
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of dosimeter - dosemeter

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dosimeter
Plural:
dosimeters

Origin of dosimeter

  • dos(e) –meter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition