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direct-reading

adjective

  1. (of an instrument) calibrated so that a given quantity to be measured can be read directly off the scale without the need of a multiplying constant


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For insulation tests on installations, direct-reading instruments are frequently used (see Ohmmeter).

The index head attached to the screw is of considerable diameter so as to allow the direct reading of .001 mm.

After a little she asked him with a direct reading of his thoughts which made him start uncomfortably, "You find me changed?"

Fig. 73 shows a direct reading wattmeter based on the international volt and ampere.

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