Meaning of ACCELEROGRAPH in English

-_rəˌgraf noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary acceler ation + -o- + -graph; originally formed as French accélérographe

1. : an apparatus for measuring and recording the pressure developed by combustion of an explosive in a closed space

2. : an instrument for recording the acceleration in velocity of earthquake vibrations

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