Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The detection and measurement of radiant energy by means of the radiometer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physics) The use of the radiometer, or the measurement of radiation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics The branch of science that deals with the detection and measurement of radiant electromagnetic energy.

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Examples

  • We now have much better instrumentation that, over time, will tell us much more about CO2 sensitivity e.g. ocean heat content instrumentation and improving satellite radiometry.

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  • The device is built on technology called microwave radiometry, which measures small temperature changes in internal tissue.

    Smart Strap on Bra Can Detect Cancer | Impact Lab

  • Her textbook contributions on radiometry, the measurement of the intensity of visible light radiation and the temperature of flames remained the standard introduction to the field until well into the 1960s.

    Hedwig Kohn.

  • Some doctors already use microwave radiometry for breast cancer detection, but the equipment is elaborate and far from portable.

    Smart Strap on Bra Can Detect Cancer | Impact Lab

  • (InAsSb) detector for applications such as gas analysis, radiometry, thermal imaging, remote sensing, FTIR and IR spectrophotometry.

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  • RADAR performed distant Titan radiometry and collected instrument calibration data.

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  • Here SSM/I data refers to microwave radiometry measurements made with the satellite-borne Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I).

    Prison Planet.com

  • More to the point, modern radiometry depends on a model for the origin of radioactivity (to wit, produced in the hearts of stars that eventually exploded) that fails on a number of grounds, chief among them that no observers have ever found any radioactive substance to have an even and uniform distribution throughout the earth's crust.

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  • LED test sockets and light sources, etc for additional applications in radiometry, photometry, transmission and reflection.

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  • LED test sockets and light sources, etc for additional applications in radiometry, photometry, transmission and reflection.

    physicsworld.com: all content

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