Important Definitions for Physics


Important Definitions for terms in  Physics 
  1. Ammeter : Measures strength of electric current.
  2. Audiometer : Measures intensity of sound.
  3. Anemometer  : Measures force and velocity of wind and directions.
  4. Barograph : Records atmospheric pressure.
  5. Bolometer : Measures heat radiation.
  6. Callipers : Measures inner and outer diameters of bodies.
  7. Endoscope : Examines internal parts of the body.
  8. Fluxmeter  : Measures magnetic flux.
  9. Galvanometer : Measures electric current.
  10. Pykometer : Determines the density and coefficient of expansion of liquids.
  11. Polygraph : Record changes in heartbeat, blood-pressure and respiration.
  12. Photometer : Compare luminous intensity of the source of light.
  13. Spectroscope : Record spectra.
  14. Spectrometer : Measures the position of spectral lines.
  15. Thermostat : Regulates the temperature at a particular point.
  16. Tonometer : Measures the pitch of a sound,
  17. Transponder : Receives a signal and transmit a reply immediately.
  18. Voltmeter : Measure electric potential difference between two points,
  19. Viscometer : Measure viscosity of liquid.
  20. Wavemeter : Measure the wavelength of a radiowave.

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