Measuring device

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Mea­sur­ing in­stru­ment is the gener­ic term for all tech­ni­cal in­stru­ments and ap­pa­ra­tus for record­ing, de­ter­min­ing, test­ing and vi­su­al­iz­ing phys­i­cal and geo­met­ric quan­ti­ties. Mea­sur­ing in­stru­ments usu­al­ly have a scale for dis­play­ing re­sults and func­tion ac­cord­ing to dif­fer­ent meth­ods and tech­niques de­pend­ing on the area of ap­pli­ca­tion. The ba­sic char­ac­ter­is­tics of mea­sur­ing in­stru­ments, test equip­ment and mea­sur­ing de­vices are sum­ma­rized in DIN 1319.

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