Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An accelerometer equipped to measure and record ground motion during an earthquake.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.
  • n. An instrument used to record the acceleration of the ground during an earthquake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apparatus designed for measuring the succession of pressures developed in a powder-chamber by the combustion of a charge.

Etymologies

accelerate + -graph (Wiktionary)

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