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Synonyms for Geiger counter

counter tube that detects ionizing radiations

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A large Geiger counter in their playground measures the invisible threat still hanging over them after the nearby nuclear plant was hit by an earthquake and engulfed by the ensuing tsunami.
Using a pair of Geiger counters, we showed that the density of cosmic rays in the plane was between five and ten times higher than on the ground in Perth.
Ignoring the "steady whine" of their moral Geiger counters, the U.
ONE of the most celebrated and bizarre musical arrangements in history, featuring a blender, a toaster, Geiger counters and telephones, will have its European premiere in the North-East next month.
Predictably, there are barometers, microscopes, and Geiger counters.
So it was no use pretending this was a compelling contest stuffed with the sort of horses who set the turnstiles clicking like geiger counters.
Despite radiation levels that set Geiger counters clicking, small but determined colonies of farm families remain in some of the villages surrounding the zone, even though they know the dangers and many of the children are sick.
This series is so laden with coded queer appeal (and sexy stars) that it puts our cinematic Geiger counters into a frenzy [see page 44].
The film sets out its bloodthirsty intentions from the opening scene, with scientists in biohazard suits walking around the barren landscape of New Mexico, armed with Geiger counters.
When people came to visit us from Chernobyl the only thing they wanted to take back with them were Geiger counters to test their food.
A search of the man's luggage showed that he was carrying items including a Taser, ammunition, pepper spray, a bulletproof vest and three Geiger counters in his luggage.
Hand-held wands now act like Geiger counters, emitting beeps that help an associate locate the needed item.
The Indications staff salutes this development, and we hope that Washington police officers will be among the first to pack the cellular version of Cold War Geiger counters.
The Indications staff salutes this development, and we hope that Washington police officers will be among the first to pack the cellular version of Cold War Geiger counters, as the Bureau of Indications is located just minutes from Washington's numerous symbols of democracy and liberty.
We're supposed to go out on the lake and tell people," obtain geiger counters after a rendezvous on Highway 64, and report back measurements.