Accelerometer



an instrument for measuring , as of aircraft or guided missiles.
Contemporary Examples

The most basic ones are equipped with an accelerometer, which measures motion to collect data activity, steps and sleep.
How to Find the Best Fitness Tracker for You Brent Rose November 19, 2013

It utilizes the iPhone’s built in accelerometer and microphone to track the data.
Tech Start-Ups Get Their Sexy On CNBC February 23, 2014

Aside from the accelerometer, it has the ability to constantly monitor your heart-rate for several days on end!
How to Find the Best Fitness Tracker for You Brent Rose November 19, 2013

Historical Examples

The accelerometer climbed higher and higher, and he felt as though he could hardly move his hands to the proper switches.
The Man Who Hated Mars Gordon Randall Garrett

But I wasnt really to find out what that accelerometer was for until I used it.
Test Pilot David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

I knew that the accelerometer was to indicate the force of the pull-outs.
Test Pilot David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

At eight thousand feet on the altimeter I shifted my gaze to the accelerometer and horsed.
Test Pilot David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

For an instant, the accelerometer hovered at twelve G, and slipped toward thirteen.
The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin

noun
an instrument for measuring acceleration, esp of an aircraft or rocket

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