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GRAVITY METER [1 record]

Record 1 2007-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Geophysics
  • Gravity (Physics)
DEF

An instrument used to measure minute differences in the gravitational pull of the earth at different locations.

OBS

These differences reveal certain facts about subsurface formations.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments scientifiques
  • Géophysique
  • Pesanteur (Physique)
DEF

Instrument permettant la mesure de variations de l'accélération de gravité «g» d'un point en un autre ou en un même lieu [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Instrumentos científicos
  • Geofísica
  • Gravedad (Física)
DEF

Aparato que cuantifica variaciones de la intensidad de la gravedad, basado en el efecto producido por ésta sobre una cierta masa.

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