Measurement Devices

Measurement devices encompass all instruments, both scientific and everyday, that are used to detect and measure the physical world. Wolfram|Alpha includes the range from large apparatuses to common tools, measuring such conventional matters as distance, speed or time to more technical physical quantities like current, radiation dosage and magnetic permeability.

Kinds of Measuring Devices

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Properties of Measurement Devices

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