gravity meter


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gravity meter

[′grav·əd·ē ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
U-tube-manometer type of device for direct reading of solution specific gravities in semimicro quantities.
An electrical device for measuring variations in gravitation through different geologic formations; used in mineral exploration.
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Without my being aware of any "arrangement," Colin turned up one day with the OSU Worden gravity meter! He did the gravity measurements I needed along one of our surveyed lines, as well as the reduction of the data.
The gravity meter displays and stores in the memory the following data: corrected measurement, standard deviation, tilt around x-axis and y-axis, sensor temperature, tide correction, duration of measurements, time of starting reading and basic information on reading parameters.
Such a portable gravity meter could measure elevation changes to the nearest third of a millimeter, Kasevich said.
A number of gravity reference points were observed with pendulum gravity meters around the Baltic Sea as a result of this cooperation.