Meaning of telemeter in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtɛlɪmiːtə/ /tɪˈlɛmɪtə/

Translate telemeter into Spanish


  • An apparatus for recording the readings of an instrument and transmitting them by radio.

    ‘Radio signals from telemeters were detected by antennae surrounding each respirometer.’
    • ‘The wax-coated telemeters were calibrated with a mercury thermometer over a range of 5-42 deg C.’
    • ‘However, with the advent of miniaturized telemeters and thread-trailing methods, direct estimates of hatchling survival have been made.’
    • ‘Signals were recorded on a computer via a telemeter.’


[with object]
  • Transmit (readings) to a distant receiving set or station.

    ‘instruments used to telemeter their data are carried on two satellites’
    • ‘telemetered data’
    • ‘For example, in a 1,000-acre potato farm, aerospace behemoth Lockheed Martin can place meteorological stations that measure 13 different weather parameters every 15 minutes and telemeter the data to a computer base station.’
    • ‘If two or more telemetered otters were detected at the same location, the pilot took care to determine the distance between them and attempted to obtain a visual observation.’
    • ‘Its power source comprised batteries only, so it was not expected to have great longevity; it telemetered scientific data for just five days.’
    • ‘The telemetered technology will also benefit from integration with wireless-phone technology.’