a graphic record in chart form, produced by an accelerograph in response to seismic ground motions.
an accelerometer containing a pendulum device for measuring and recording ground motions produced by earthquakes.
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 […]
prominence of a syllable in terms of differential loudness, or of pitch, or length, or of a combination of these. degree of prominence of a syllable within a word and sometimes of a word within a phrase: primary accent; secondary accent. a mark indicating stress (as (·, ·), or (ˈ, ˌ), or (′, ″)), vowel […]
- Accent mark
a mark used to indicate an accent, stress, etc., as for pronunciation or in musical notation. Compare (def 1). Historical Examples They’ll stick a b next to a k and follow it up with a z and put an accent mark over the whole business and call it a word. Half Portions Edna Ferber It […]