tachometry [ta käm′ə trē, tə käm′ə trē]
the use of a tachometer

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  • Tachometry — Ta*chom e*try, n. Measurement by a tachometer; the science or use of tachometers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tachometry — [ta käm′ə trē, tə käm′ə trē] n. the use of a tachometer * * * See tachometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • tachometry — noun The use of a tachometer …   Wiktionary

  • tachometry — ta·chom·e·try …   English syllables

  • tachometry — taˈkämə.trē, təˈk noun ( es) Etymology: tacho + metry : measurement with a tachometer * * * tachomˈetry noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tacho …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tachometer — A tachometer is an instrument that measures the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine. The device usually displays the revolutions per minute (RPM) on a calibrated analog dial, but digital displays are increasingly… …   Wikipedia

  • tachometer — tachometrically /tak euh me trik lee/, adv. tachometry, n. /ta kom i teuhr, teuh /, n. 1. any of various instruments for measuring or indicating velocity or speed, as of a machine, a river, or the blood. 2. an instrument measuring revolutions per …   Universalium

  • tachometer — /tæˈkɒmətə / (say ta komuhtuh) noun 1. an instrument for measuring the number of revolutions per minute made by a revolving shaft, as that in a motor vehicle which indicates the revolutions per minute of the engine. 2. an instrument for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tachometer —   n. instrument indicating engine speed in revolutions per minute.    ♦ tachometry, n. measurement of speed …   Dictionary of difficult words