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Synonyms for metrology

the act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity

Words related to metrology

the scientific study of measurement

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"The principle is quite easy," says metrologist Horst Bettin of the German national metrology institute, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig.
As part of a strategic drive to expand its service and expertise, Omega Calibration Laboratories has appointed a professional metrologist and calibration engineer to the newly-created senior post of head of laboratory.
Dr Hussam Muhamedsalih, a metrologist based at the university, beat off competition from scholars at Imperial College and City University to be awarded the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (SIM) Beloe Fellowship.
Lee Griffiths, business metrologist at Rolls-Royce.
Joshua Biggar, Metrologist at Fluke Calibration, will explain the unique facets of Quartz Bourdon Tube technology, basis of operation and available uncertainty classes.
Caporelli joined the company a little over seven years ago as a senior metrologist, and quickly rose to several supervisory and management positions.
Secretary to CM Rai Sikander, Chief Secretary Sajjad Salim Hotiana, Secretary Health, Secretary Works & Services, Secretary Local Government, Secretary Agriculture, Secretary Planning & Development, Secretary Finance, Home Secretary, Commissioner Karachi, Commissioner Sukkur, Commissioner Hyderabad, Commissioner Larkana and Commissioner Mirpur Khas, Relief Commissioner, DG PDMA, Media Advisor Jameel Soomro and Chief Metrologist.
* Has the machine been calibrated by a certified metrologist, checking temperature, physical dimensions, and distance and time measurement accuracy?
Charlie Powell, metrologist with the Met Office explained the rain was here to stay for the next couple of weeks.
He spent his early career as an engineering metrologist for Rolls-Royce Aero Engines.
Considering that the Monte Carlo's method is one of the best methods to evaluate the uncertainty associated to the indication errors evaluated by a polynomial function, but as this method is not simple to apply by the final users, the authors recommend to the metrologist the following procedure for the evaluation of the fitting curve to describe errors of indications on calibration of measuring instruments (as a polynomial function) which include the information of Monte Carlo's method for the uncertainty evaluation but expressed as a polynomial function too:
Metrologist Paul Rees and Prof Michael Scott with the polished test mirror at Optic St Asaph (inset) for European Extremely Large Telescope (main)
Ewan McCallum, chief metrologist at the Met Office, said an "amber" warning was sent out as part of forward planning.
"The lens happened to peak during my observations, when the Milky Way bulge was overhead and the weather was clear," says Monard, who is a metrologist. "For an amateur, it's quite rewarding to be part of an international team with many professional and capable members."