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Definition of accelerometer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

accelerometer

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əkˌseləˈrɒmɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əkˌseləˈrɑːmɪtər//
 
(physics)
 
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an instrument for measuring acceleration Word Origin early 20th cent.: from accelerate + -meter (see meter).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: accelerometer