- a device carried on the person for measuring the quantity of ionizing radiation, as gamma rays, to which one has been exposed.
Origin of dosimeter
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Contemporary Examples of dosimeter
I found myself checking the dosimeter for radiation levels more often than usual.Japan's Nuclear Ghost Towns
William T. Vollmann
May 2, 2011
Historical Examples of dosimeter
Rip watched his dosimeter climb steadily as the radiation dosage mounted.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet
Harold Leland Goodwin
- an instrument for measuring the dose of X-rays or other radiation absorbed by matter or the intensity of a source of radiation
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- An instrument that measures the amount of radiation absorbed in a given period.
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- An instrument that measures the amount of x-ray or other radiation absorbed in a given period.
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