[ doh-sim-i-ter ]
/ doʊˈsɪm ɪ tər /
a device carried on the person for measuring the quantity of ionizing radiation, as gamma rays, to which one has been exposed.
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Example sentences from the Web for dosimeter
I found myself checking the dosimeter for radiation levels more often than usual.
Rip watched his dosimeter climb steadily as the radiation dosage mounted.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for dosimeter
/ (dəʊˈsɪmiːtə) /
an instrument for measuring the dose of X-rays or other radiation absorbed by matter or the intensity of a source of radiation
Derived forms of dosimeterdosimetric (ˌdəʊsɪˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivedosimetrician (ˌdəʊsɪməˈtrɪʃən) or dosimetrist, noundosimetry, noun
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Medical definitions for dosimeter
[ dō-sĭm′ĭ-tər ]
An instrument that measures the amount of radiation absorbed in a given period.
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Scientific definitions for dosimeter
[ dō-sĭm′ĭ-tər ]
An instrument that measures the amount of x-ray or other radiation absorbed in a given period.
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