John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

Ten random things: April 21

Ten measuring devices:

  1. Accelerometer (acceleration and gravity induced reaction forces)
  2. Inkometer (adhesiveness of ink on paper)
  3. Katharometer (thermal conductivity of gases)
  4. Cyanometer (color intensity of a blue sky)
  5. Wattmeter (electrical energy)
  6. Tribometer (friction on a surface)
  7. Reactimeter (reactivity of fissile materials)
  8. Pyranometer (broadband solar irradiance on a planar surface)
  9. Eudiometer (volume of a gas mixture)
  10. Gonioreflectometer (bidirectional reflectance distribution)

That last one looks like something you'd use to measure the effects of a certain venereal disease.


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