/ˌɛkstɛnˈsɒmətə/ (say .eksten'somuhtuh)

an apparatus for measuring minute degrees of expansion, contraction, or deformation.
Also, extensimeter. {Latin extensus, past participle, extended + -o- + -meter1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Extensometer — bezeichnet den Überbegriff für verschiedene Sensoren zur Messung von Längenänderung bzw. Dehnung: Ansetzaufnehmer (taktil) Laserextensometer (optisch) Laser Speckle Extensometer (optisch/kamerabasiert) Videoextensometer (kamerabasiert) Kategorien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Extensometer — Ex ten*som e*ter, n. [Extension + meter.] An instrument for measuring the extension of a body, especially for measuring the elongation of bars of iron, steel, or other material, when subjected to a tensile force. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Extensometer — Extensometer. См. Тензометр. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Extensometer —   das, s/ , Messordnung zur Feststellung von Zugspannungen im Gesteinsverband, besonders an erdbebengefährdeten Verwerfungslinien …   Universal-Lexikon

  • extensometer — [eks΄ten säm′ət ər] n. [< L extensus (see EXTENSIBLE) + METER] an instrument for measuring extremely small degrees of expansion, contraction, or deformation, as in a test piece of metal subjected to tension …   English World dictionary

  • Extensometer — An extensometer is a device that is used to measure small/big changes in the length of an object. It is useful for stress strain measurements. Its name comes from extension meter . It was invented by Dr. Charles Huston who described it in an… …   Wikipedia

  • Extensometer — ekstensometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas tempiamo objekto pailgėjimui matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. extensometer vok. Extensometer, n rus. экстенсометр, m pranc. extensomètre, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • extensometer — tenzometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. extensometer; strain gage; strain gauge; tensometer vok. Dehnungsmesser, m rus. тензометр, m pranc. extensomètre, m; jauge de contrainte, f; tensomètre, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • extensometer — noun Etymology: extension + o + meter Date: 1887 an instrument for measuring minute deformations of test specimens caused by tension, compression, bending, or twisting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extensometer — /ek sten som i teuhr/, n. an instrument for measuring minute degrees of expansion, contraction, or deformation. Also, extensimeter. [1885 90; EXTENS(ION) + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • extensometer — noun an electro mechanical device for measuring changes in linear distance integral to an object undergoing deformation …   Wiktionary

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