oscillometer definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few devices that measure oscillations
    • a computer device that measures the roll (or pitch) of a ship
    • An instrument for measuring the angle through which a ship moves or pitches at ocean.
    • A device for suggesting and calculating the rolling of a ship. It is composed of a motor-driven gyroscope mounted in gimbals, which preserves its absolute jet of rotation in area and, because of the motion of pointers along machines attached to the framework, reveals the angular departure regarding the vessel from the straight.

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