accelerometer

[ ak-sel-uh-rom-i-ter ]
/ ækˌsɛl əˈrɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an instrument for measuring acceleration, as of aircraft or guided missiles.

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Origin of accelerometer

First recorded in 1900–05; acceler(ation) + -o- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for accelerometer

accelerometer
/ (ækˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring acceleration, esp of an aircraft or rocket
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