- Altimeter :- It measures altitudes and is used in aircrafts.
- Ammeter :- It measures strength of electric current.
- Audiometer :- It measures intensity of sound.
- Barometer :- It measures atmospheric pressure.
- Binocular :- It is used to view distant objects.
- Calorimeter :- It measures quantity of heat.
- Cardiogram :- It trace movement of heart, recorded on a cardiograph.
- Dynamo :- It converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
- Fathometer :- It measures the depth of the ocean.
- Galvanometer :- It measures the electric current of low magnitude.
- Hydrometer :- It measures the specific gravity of liquids.
- Hygrometer :- It measures humidity in air.
- Lacometer :- It determines the purity of milk.
- Manometer :- It measures the pressures of the gases.
- Odometer :- It is an instrument by which the distance covered by wheeled vehicles is measured.
- Phonograph :- It is used for producing sounds.
- Photometer :- It compares the luminous intensity of the source of light.
- Periscope :- It is used in submaines to view objects above sea level.
- Radar :- It is used for detecting the direction and range of an approaching plane by means of radio microwaves.
- Seismograph :- It measures intensity of earthquake.
- Salinometer :- It determine salinity of solution.
- Sonometer :- It measures frequency of a tunning fork.
- Speedometer :- It is an instrument placed in a vehical to record its speed.
- Sphygmomanometer :- It is used to measure blood pressure.
- Stethoscope :- It is an instrument which is used by the doctors to hear and analyse the heart and lung sounds.
- Thermometer :- This instrument is used for the measurement of temprature.
- Thermostat :- It regulates the temprature at a particular point.
- Voltmeter :- It measures the electric potential difference between two points.
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