Noun Accelerograph Definition and Examples


Noun:

Accelerograph

Pronunciation:

/əkˈsɛlərə(ʊ)ɡraf//akˈsɛlərə(ʊ)ɡrɑːf//əkˈsɛlərə(ʊ)ɡrɑːf/

Definition:
1.

noun

A device or apparatus for measuring and recording acceleration; specifically a seismograph for recording large earth tremors by this means.
    ((n.) An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.)


    Origin:
    Late 19th century. From accelero- + -graph, after French accélérographe.

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