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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.
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sensor

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

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense
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As a result, the fabricated microsensor samples feature form ratios FR = [d.sub.0]/[a.sub.eq] which are varying from 0.03 to 0.39, for [a.sub.eq] = 1.7 mm and [d.sub.0] ranging from 43 to 660 [micro]m.
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Intracranial pressure was measured using a Codman catheter (Microsensor basic kit for subdural/intraparenchymal procedure, Codman Johnson & Johnson Co.
Equally important, the FDEMS in situ microsensor monitoring technique can be used to monitor reaction advancement in the pilot or production plant's batch reactor.
One key to the realization of ambient intelligence is the development of software and hardware technology platforms incorporating three-dimensional (3-D) stacking, multichip and microsensor integration, thin and flexible substrates, active polymeric materials, smart materials and, ultimately, micro-nano systems.
Sarcos has built a range of intelligent robotic and microsensor devices used in the automotive, medical, aerospace and entertainment industries, among others.
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