Current Meter

Science / Tides and Currents / Current Meter: An instrument for measuring the speed and direction or just the speed of a current. The measurements are Eulerian when the meter is fixed or moored at a specific location. Current meters can be mechanical, electric, electromagnetic, acoustic, or any combination thereof.
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Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream

North Pacific Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Pacific Current: A North Pacific Ocean cur-rent setting eastward from about 160° east to somewhat beyond about 150° west. It continues the flow of the Kuroshio Extension, sending branches to the south. MORE

North Equatorial Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Equatorial Current: A current setting west-ward in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and in the Indian Ocean from about October to July. It occurs immediately north of the Equatorial Counter Current. MORE

Norwegian Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Norwegian Current: A North Atlantic Ocean cur-rent setting northeastward off the coast of Norway. MORE


Life Style / Poetry / Octameter: A verse containing eight feet. Algernon charles swinburne's 'march: an ode,' robert browning's 'a toccata of galuppi's,' and edgar allan poe's 'the raven' are among the few examples of an english poem MORE


Science / Chemistry / Ohmmeter: An instrument for measuring electrical resistance. MORE

Off The Film Metering

Entertainment / Photography / Off The Film Metering: Is a meter which determines exposure by reading light reflected from the film during exposure. Pioneered by olympus on its om2n. Most flash modes have otf. MORE