[ ta-kom-i-ter, tuh- ]
/ tæˈkɒm ɪ tər, tə- /
any of various instruments for measuring or indicating velocity or speed, as of a machine, a river, or the blood.
an instrument measuring revolutions per minute, as of an engine.
Words nearby tachometer
OTHER WORDS FROM tachometertach·o·met·ri·cal·ly [tak-uh-me-trik-lee] /ˌtæk əˈmɛ trɪk li/, adverbta·chom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tachometry
/ (tæˈkɒmɪtə) /
any device for measuring speed, esp the rate of revolution of a shaft. Tachometers (rev counters) are often fitted to cars to indicate the number of revolutions per minute of the engine
Derived forms of tachometertachometric (ˌtækəˈmɛtrɪk) or tachometrical, adjectivetachometrically, adverbtachometry, noun
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Medical definitions for tachometry
[ tă-kŏm′ĭ-tər ]
An instrument used to measure the rotations per minute of a rotating shaft.
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