Current Meter

Science / Tides and Currents / Current Meter: An instrument for measuring the speed and direction or just the speed of a current. The measurements are Eulerian when the meter is fixed or moored at a specific location. Current meters can be mechanical, electric, electromagnetic, acoustic, or any combination thereof.

Other Words for Current

Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval

Current Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Current Station: The geographic location at which current observations are conducted. Also, the facilities used to make current observations. These may include a buoy, ground tackle, current meters, recording mechanis MORE


Life Style / Poetry / Octameter: A verse containing eight feet. Algernon charles swinburne's 'march: an ode,' robert browning's 'a toccata of galuppi's,' and edgar allan poe's 'the raven' are among the few examples of an english poem MORE

Norwegian Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Norwegian Current: A North Atlantic Ocean cur-rent setting northeastward off the coast of Norway. MORE

Off The Film Metering

Entertainment / Photography / Off The Film Metering: Is a meter which determines exposure by reading light reflected from the film during exposure. Pioneered by olympus on its om2n. Most flash modes have otf. MORE

North Pacific Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Pacific Current: A North Pacific Ocean cur-rent setting eastward from about 160° east to somewhat beyond about 150° west. It continues the flow of the Kuroshio Extension, sending branches to the south. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Ohmmeter: An instrument for measuring electrical resistance. MORE