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a metal implement with two prongs that gives a fixed tone when struck

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In addition, it manufactures and sells surface mount type tuning-fork crystal unit developed through a unique technology, which is expected to become the principal product of a business in the future.
Chicago -- Results of a tuning-fork test to identify neuropathy appear to be reproducible in a nondiabetic population, according to findings from a blinded, observational study.
Single-rod units are used in solids, while tuning-fork probes can be used in liquids or solids.
In a finale tribute to jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane, the loose-limbed Glover seemed tuning-fork sensitive, imbuing his slides with melancholy and snapping every gesture where elbows, head and hands seemed connected to his feet.
Since the KC2520M (32kHz) uses an AT-cut crystal element that is utilized as a standard frequency source for mobile phones and CPUs, it has better temperature characteristics than tuning-fork type crystal elements and can achieve high frequency accuracy.
The patient exhibited no response to tuning-fork testing.
Instead, researchers implemented an AFM probe based on measuring the shift in resonant frequency of a tuning-fork sensor when a mounted tip comes into the force-interaction zone of the sample surface.
768 kHz Tuning-Fork Crystal Function into Standard CMOS Silicon at Comparable Power and Increased Accuracy Over Temperature
Findings on tuning-fork testing and the remainder of the ENT examination were normal.
The report analyzes the market of Level Sensors by the following major Technology Types - Magnetostrictive Sensors, Tuning-Fork Sensors, Hydrostatic Sensors, Capacitance Sensors, Conductivity Sensors, Ultrasonic Sensors, Radar-Microwave Sensors, and Others.
The investigation of a nonspecific inflammation should involve otoscopy, bacteriology and mycology, irrigation and cleaning, audiography and tuning-fork tests, and sometimes Schuller's-view radiography to exclude mastoiditis.
The results of a tuning-fork test suggested a sensorineural hearing loss on the left.
Tuning-fork testing included a Weber's test, which lateralized to the left ear at 512 Hz.
Each child also underwent a tuning-fork test, examination under microscopy, repeat tympanometry, stapedial reflex test, and pure-tone audiometry.