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sen·sor

(sen'sŏr),
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and to transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. See: sense.

sensor

(sĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. A device, such as a photoelectric cell, that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

SENSOR

(sen'sŏr)
Acronym for Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks.

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control.
See also: sense

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense
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Table 2 shows that all of the variations of optical sensor membrane give a positive result with different reaction time.
"An optical sensor for detecting the contact location of a gas-liquid interface on a body," Review ofScientific Instruments, 85(8): 085120.
By Dewight Warren, Senior Product Manager, Advanced Optical Sensor division, ams AG
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Optical sensors are located 1m apart in a measurement block.
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Microsoft says that it chose the PowerCost Monitor as its first device partner because of its easy installation process--customers just mount an included optical sensor on the outside of their utility meter.
Membranes take hours to recover; the optical sensor recovers immediately.
Membranes take hours to recover, the optical sensor recovers immediately.
The lightweight system also features an optical sensor head with a radiant heater that melts away the offending ice.
"The broadband optical sensor provides a remote sensing capability for measuring ice surface vibrations in response to underwater acoustic signals such as from marine mammals, passive or active sonar, and from underwater nication systems," said the researchers.

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