Definition of dosimeter in English:



  • A device used to measure an absorbed dose of ionizing radiation.

    • ‘It begins with a variety of hardware - acoustic measurement devices, noise dosimeters, heat sensors and heat strain monitors.’
    • ‘And, on infrequent occasions, workers failed to wear their dosimeters (radiation measuring devices).’
    • ‘In this study we investigated the use of a DNA dosimeter to accurately measure changes in ultraviolet B radiation under Antarctic ozone hole conditions.’
    • ‘Residential radon levels were measured by dosimeters, which were placed for 1 year in the bedroom of the most recent residence for each of the cases and controls.’
    • ‘Polysulphone has been widely used in the construction of personal dosimeters to monitor exposure of humans to solar UV radiation.’
    • ‘The cause for this discrepancy may reside either in the photometers or the spore dosimeter, or both.’
    • ‘The electronic dosimeter is capable of measuring at a minimum of a 1 second interval and stores the readings until they are downloaded onto a computer.’
    • ‘We also used standard dosimeters, and measurements were made in accordance with a validated protocol, thus avoiding systematic nondifferential measurement error.’
    • ‘He said it was required that all the workers in the clinic were provided with dosimeters while the monitoring should be extended to all areas surrounding the clinic.’
    • ‘Doctors also require a portable dosimeter that enables precise measurement of the daily UV doses in XP patients in order to collect data necessary for the care and treatment of the disease.’
    • ‘The individual dosimeter is a small instrument - something like a silver fountain pen - and is used by a person for registering the total amount of radioactivity he or she has absorbed after an atomic explosion.’
    • ‘A falsely high reading on a radiation dosimeter may have very different implications during a bioterrorist incident than during a rat lab experiment.’
    • ‘The changes in the environment conditions can be gauged by a dosimeter.’
    • ‘The use of extensive numbers of thin films and dyed-plastic dosimeters has shifted to the less-frequent use of more-accurate reference alanine dosimeters in production irradiation runs.’
    • ‘To more directly measure these effects, we deployed viral dosimeters in situ as well as in on-deck incubators.’
    • ‘We found the electronic dosimeter to be an effective method for evaluating UV radiation exposure.’
    • ‘The machine features automated product loading and unloading, as well as a system that immediately reads dosimeters, which eliminates several-day waits for dosimetry readings from a laboratory.’
    • ‘When these DNA dosimeters were exposed, another aluminum foil-covered dosimeter tube was also placed under identical conditions as an unexposed control.’
    • ‘The dosimeters also contained a secondary absorbent cartridge that allowed for identification of sample breakthrough.’
    • ‘Electronic dosimeters offer an alternative approach to biological and chemical systems, and they can be used to quantify instantaneous exposure at many time points to assess the magnitude of changing UV radiation exposures.’