Origin of comparator
Examples from the Web for comparator
Historical Examples of comparator
The most important of these “tricks” is the use of a “standard” or “comparator”.
The lieutenant put the retinal photos in the comparator, took a good look, and nodded.Unwise Child
Gordon Randall Garrett
Put the sample and comparator together into a reactor and bombard them with neutrons.
In the comparator Vickers brought the corresponding standard comparison lines together.The Year When Stardust Fell
Raymond F. Jones
- any instrument used to measure a property of a system by comparing it with a standard system
- an electric circuit that compares two signals and gives an indication of the extent of their dissimilarity
1883, agent noun in Latin form from compare.