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Meaning of "tachometer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TACHOMETER

tachometer  [tæˈkɒmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TACHOMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tachometer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TACHOMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tachometer

Tachometer

A tachometer is an instrument measuring the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine. The device usually displays the revolutions per minute on a calibrated analogue dial, but digital displays are increasingly common. The word comes from Greek ταχος and metron.

Definition of tachometer in the English dictionary

The definition of tachometer in the dictionary is any device for measuring speed, esp the rate of revolution of a shaft. Tachometers are often fitted to cars to indicate the number of revolutions per minute of the engine.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TACHOMETER


accelerometer
ækˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə
barometer
bəˈrɒmɪtə
diffractometer
ˌdɪfrækˈtɒmɪtə
drunkometer
drʌŋˈkɒmɪtə
focometer
fəʊˈkɒmɪtə
hydrometer
haɪˈdrɒmɪtə
inclinometer
ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə
kilometre
kɪˈlɒmɪtə
mekometer
məˈkɒmɪtə
micrometer
maɪˈkrɒmɪtə
odometer
ɒˈdɒmɪtə
oncometer
ɒŋˈkɒmɪtə
potentiometer
pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə
Snickometer
snɪˈkɒmɪtə
spectrometer
spɛkˈtrɒmɪtə
spectrophotometer
ˌspɛktrəʊfəʊˈtɒmɪtə
speedometer
spɪˈdɒmɪtə
thermometer
θəˈmɒmɪtə
trochometer
trəʊˈkɒmɪtə
viscometer
vɪsˈkɒmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TACHOMETER

tachina fly
tachinid
tachisme
tachist
tachiste
tachistoscope
tachistoscopic
tachistoscopically
tachogram
tachograph
tachometric
tachometrical
tachometrically
tachometry
tachyarrhythmia
tachycardia
tachycardiac
tachygraph
tachygrapher
tachygraphic

WORDS THAT END LIKE TACHOMETER

altimeter
centimeter
chronometer
clinometer
Demeter
densitometer
diameter
dosimeter
dynamometer
electricity meter
mass spectrometer
meter
millimeter
multimeter
multiparameter
nanometer
parameter
pedometer
perimeter
peter
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of tachometer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tachometer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TACHOMETER

Find out the translation of tachometer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tachometer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tachometer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

转速表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tacómetro
570 millions of speakers

English

tachometer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टैकोमीटर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقياس سرعة الدوران
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тахометр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tacômetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চক্রাকারে আবর্তনের গতিমাপক যঁত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tachymètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tachometer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geschwindigkeitsmesser
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タコメータ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

타코미터
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tachometer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy đo tốc độ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுழற்சி அளவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टॅकोमीटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

takometre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tachimetro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obrotomierz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тахометр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tahometru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στροφόμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toereteller
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

takometer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

turteller
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tachometer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TACHOMETER»

The term «tachometer» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.144 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TACHOMETER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tachometer

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TACHOMETER»

Discover the use of tachometer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tachometer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How it Works: Science and Technology
SEE \ Automobile • ALSO: I Transformer △ A sphygmomanometer used to measure arterial blood pressure. The. Speedometer and Tachometer Speedometer cable Speedometer SPEEDOMETER SYSTEM teeth, but on the other there are just ...
Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2003
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Popular Science
YOU can get more fun — and more practical use — from a tachometer than from almost any instrument you can add to your car. The hitch has always been cost. Now the price barrier has been lowered considerably. For $14.95 and an hour or  ...
3
Programming the PIC Microcontroller with MBASIC
Determining the Tachometer Constant If we are going to set speed in RPM, but base our control mechanism on the tachometer output frequency, we must know the relationship between tachometer output and motor RPM. Since we don't have  ...
Jack R. Smith, 2005
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Popular Science
By Ronald M. Benrey HERE'S a portable automotive tachometer that's as easy to use as a transistor radio; just switch it on and read the revs. It has two ranges: 0- 1,000 r.p.m.— perfect for adjusting a carburetor at tune-up time; and 0-5,000 ...
5
Basic Electrical Engineering
9.7 DC TACHOMETER It is sometimes necessary in control systems to feed back a voltage proportional to the speed of the shaft. In a d.c. servomechanism this can be achieved by using a d.c. tachometer which is a permanent magnet d.c. ...
C.L. Wadhwa, 2006
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Electrical Measurements And Measuring Instruments
Basically there are two types of the digital pick-ups namely, i) Photoelectric type ii ) Inductive type 3.23.1 Photoelectric Tachometer A tachometer is a device which is used to measure the angular speed. There are two types of electrical ...
U.A.Bakshi, A.V.Bakshi, 2009
7
Industrial Electricity
As the DC shunt motor turns, the DC tachometer-generator turns and produces a positive DC voltage as a result. The faster the DC shunt motor turns, the more positive DC voltage the DC tachometer-generator produces. Thus, the output of the ...
Michael Brumbach, 2010
8
Control Systems Engineering
S.C.Goyal U.A.Bakshi. 13.14 Tachogenerators (Tachometers) : _ , Tachometer is an electromechanical unit which generates an electrical output proportional to the speed of the shaft. In automatic control system tachometer performs two main  ...
S.C.Goyal U.A.Bakshi, 2007
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The MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite High Performance Manual
ShiFt LiGht If you have a Stack tachometer you have a built-in shift (gearchange) light function. However, if you're using another make of tachometer, you can purchase a separate shift light. The Armteca shift light is called “Speed Shift” and  ...
Daniel Stapleton, 2008
10
Electrical Measurements & Measuring Instruments
Basically there are two types of the digital pick-ups namely, i) Photoelectric type ii ) Inductive type 3.23.1 Photoelectric Tachometer A tachometer is a device which is used io measure the angular speed. There are two types of electrical ...
K.A.Bakshi A.V.Bakshi U.A.Bakshi, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TACHOMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tachometer is used in the context of the following news items.
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Q&A: Opening hood with disconnected release cable; need info. on …
Q: I have a 2001 Bigfoot Motorhome (24 ft.) with a 2000 Ford F450 7.3L diesel power stroke engine. I'd like to get a tachometer installed as it didn't come with ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jul 15»
2
Where My Tachometer Read When I'm Doing 65?
20150528_110833_resized.jpg mustang.jpg 20150528_193244_resized.jpg Hi all. I just recently purchased a 2008 4.0 mustang. The car has been (visually) ... «StangNet.com, Jul 15»
3
Navigation im Raum: Forscher finden Tachometer im Gehirn
BONN. Forscher haben in den Hirnen von Mäusen neuronale Schaltkreise identifiziert, die für Fortbewegung und Navigation im Raum von zentraler Bedeutung ... «Ärzte Zeitung, Jul 15»
4
Sinnesorgan «Tasthaar»: Tachometer am Kinn
«Wir nehmen aber an, dass Sinushaare am Unterkiefer und an den Vorderbeinen als eine Art Tachometer wirken», sagt Niederschuh. Zudem postulieren die ... «Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Jul 15»
5
Gauge Innovators, Speedhut, Release New Playback Tachometer
When it comes to tachometers, there is a big difference between any tachometer and one designed especially for racing conditions. Speedhuts new Playback ... «PRUnderground, Jun 15»
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Tachometer: Kriminelle Zahlendreher
Um Tachobetrug zu stoppen, sollen die Kilometerstände der Autos in Datenbanken gespeichert werden. Doch der Fall eines 3er BMW zeigt: Die Gauner sind ... «ZEIT ONLINE, Jun 15»
7
2016 Audi SQ7 spotted testing on the Nurburgring, features SQ7 …
Stepping inside the cabin, there's an SQ7 logo on the analog tachometer but most likely Audi will offer the SQ7 with the optional virtual cockpit. Audi has already ... «WorldCarFans.com, May 15»
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Auto-Cockpit: Spieleentwickler entwirft neues Tachometer
Betrachtet man das LC-Display des neuen VW Passats, so gibt es kaum einen Unterschied zum klassischen Layout eines herkömmlichen Tachometers. «netzwelt.de, Mar 15»
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Roman (37) narazil do stromu, otočilo ho a vymrštilo: Tachometer
... hovorkyňa nitrianskych policajtov Renáta Čuháková. Roman musel ísť veľmi rýchlo, pretože po nešťastí sa tachometer v aute zastavil na rýchlosti 120 km/hod. «Topky, Feb 15»
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Colorado, Canyon to get Updated Tachometers
General Motors advertises that models equipped with the 3.6-liter direct injection V6 make 305 hp at 6,800 RPM, but the tachometer those trucks are equipped ... «AutoGuide.com, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tachometer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tachometer>. Dec 2019 ».
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