Dial Indicator

Technology / Aviation / Dial Indicator: A precision linear measuring instrument whose indication is much amplified and is read on a circular dial.

Other Words for Indicator

Indicator Noun Synonyms: pointer, needle, gauge, meter, display
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Radar Indicator

Technology / Radar / Radar Indicator: A unit of a radar set which provides a visual indication of radar echoes received, using a cathode-ray tube for such indication. Besides the cathode-ray tube, the radar indicator is comprised of sweep MORE

Plan Position Indicator (PPI)

Technology / Radar / Plan Position Indicator (PPI): The face or screen of a cathode-ray tube on which radar images appear in correct relation to each other, so that the scope face presents a chart like representation of the area about the antenna, the MORE

Plan Position Indicator

Science / Weather / Plan Position Indicator: Also known as a PPI Scope, it is a radar indicator scope displaying range and azimuth of targets in polar coordinates. MORE

Radial

Business / Machine Shop / Radial: In a direction directly outward from the center of a circle or sphere or from the axis of a cylinder. The spokes of a wheel, for example, are radial. MORE

Radial Drainage

Science / Geology / Radial Drainage: A system of streams running in a radial pattern away from the center of a circular elevation, such as a volcano or dome. MORE

Radial Mounted Calipers

Technology / Motorcycle / Radial Mounted Calipers: A transfer of technology from road racing machines to street bikes of today. The brake calipers attach to the front fork with bolts aligned with the caliper centerline (as opposed to bolts through the MORE

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