accelerometer - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a piece of technology in a mobile phone or small computer that makes sure images and writing are shown in the correct way for the direction of the screen

    A monitoring system, including tension sensors, accelerometers, and deformation gauges, will be put in place for purposes of bridge maintenance.

    Submitted by Weichih Lu from Taiwan, Province of China on 27/03/2016