from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science and technology of automatic measurement and transmission of data by wire, radio, or other means from remote sources, as from space vehicles, to receiving stations for recording and analysis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the science, and associated technology, of the automatic recording and transmission of data from a remote source to a receiving station for analysis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The science or process of making remote measurements and sending the data by radio; the use of a telemeter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of measuring distances by the use of telemeters.
- n. The art of recording at a distance the indications of meteorological and physical instruments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. automatic transmission and measurement of data from remote sources by wire or radio or other means
Nigel: The video became important after we lost telemetry from the vehicle.
Gadgets for this already exist, although in some states like CA, GPS units are illegal (radio telemetry is OK, though ... go figure).
Byrne suggested that the telemetry from the orbiters should also be stored on magnetic tape in case it was needed again later.
"The telemetry is stated in plain language — in English," says Bauer.
As of this moment it looks like they got some telemetry from the spacecraft, just not what they expected.
So she called telemetry, and sure enough, they had some pamphlets, and I went upstairs to get them.
This is actually very easy to arrange: the Ring is simply the master node of a wireless network, and is able to send commands and receive telemetry from the other rings, including their locations and the spoken words of the people around them.
We've had an opportunity to isolate for you the precise moment when mission control first had a sense that there was a problem, the communication loss, the loss of data, the so-called telemetry on those computer screens.
It is called telemetry and the use of an instrument is necessary.
Once at Tobey, Harrigan, 87, wore a wireless heart monitor, called a telemetry unit.