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interferometer

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EtymologyEdit

From interfer(e) +‎ -ometer.

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interferometer (plural interferometers)

  1. (physics) any of several instruments that use the interference of waves to determine wavelengths and wave velocities, determine refractive indices, measure small distances, temperature changes, stresses, and many other useful measurements.

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