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strain gauge

noun

  1. Geology. a type of extensometer designed for geophysical use.


strain gauge

noun

  1. a device for measuring strain in a machine or other structure, usually consisting of a metal filament that is attached to it and receives the same strain. The strain can be measured by the change in the electrical properties of the filament


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Word History and Origins

Origin of strain gauge1

First recorded in 1905–10
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Example Sentences

A strain gauge to find out how much thrust a mosquito puts out.

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strainerstrain hardening