Telemeter meaning

tĕlə-mētər, tə-lĕmĭ-tər
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A measuring, transmitting, and receiving device used in telemetry.
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To measure, transmit, and receive (data) automatically from a distant source, as from a spacecraft or an electric power grid.
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Any device for transmitting measurements of physical phenomena, as temperature, radiation, etc., to a distant recorder or observer: used in satellites, spacecraft, etc.
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Any device used in telemetry.
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A device used for rangefinding, especially of military targets.
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An instrument for determining the distance to a remote object; range finder.
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To transmit by telemeter.
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Origin of telemeter

  • tele- +"Ž -meter from French télémètre (“device used for measuring distance") coined by Selligue, possibly from a blend of télescope and micromètre.

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