Smith-McIntyre sampler

Smith-McIntyre sampler

[′smith ′mak·ən‚tīr ‚sam·plər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for taking samples of sediment from the ocean bottom; the digging and hoisting mechanisms are independent: the digging bucket is forced into the sediment before the hoisting action occurs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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