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1. interferometer

noun. ['ˌɪntɝfɝˈɑːmətɝ'] any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves.

Synonyms

  • measuring device
  • measuring system

Etymology

  • -ometer (English)
  • interfere (English)
  • entreferir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Interferometer

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Example sentences of the word interferometer


1. Noun, singular or mass
His discoveries involved inventing and utilizing precision instruments such as the interferometer which measured the speed of light.

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