Definition of Dosimeter

1. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity).




Definition of Dosimeter

1. Noun. A device used to measure a dose of ionising radiation. These normally take the form of either Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL), photographic film, thermoluminescent devices (TLD) or electronic personal dosimeters (PDM). ¹

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Definition of Dosimeter

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dosimeter

1. A device for measuring radiation, especially X-rays. Origin: G. Dosis, dose, + metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dosimeter

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dose intensity
dose rate
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dosimeter (current term)
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Literary usage of Dosimeter

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1. The Principles of Physics and Biology of Radiation Therapy by Bernhard Kroenig, Walter Friedrich (1922)
"... if the dose has been determined with the aluminum chamber. The Significance of the dosimeter in the Determination of the Biologic Factor ..."

2. Occupational Exposure Management at Nuclear Power Plants: Fourth ISOE by European Commission, European Technical Centre (2005)
"Definitions: TLD: thermoluminescent dosimeter; OSL: optically stimulated ... dosimeter; Study plan and conclusion: • 2001: State of the art of the various ..."

3. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002 : Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"The interpretation of the reading of a detector, when used as a dosimeter, generally requires some appreciation of the theoretical aspects of radiation ..."

4. National Accounts of OECD Countries: V.2 by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"The interpretation of the reading of a detector, when used as a dosimeter, generally requires some appreciation of the theoretical aspects of radiation ..."

5. Noise and Military Service: Implications for Hearing Loss and Tinnitus by Larry Humes, Lois Mary Joellenbeck, Jane Durch (2006)
"When establishing a specific noise dose, a device known as a noise dosimeter is used. Parameters built into the noise dosimeter that can impact the measured ..."

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