views updated May 18 2018

do·sim·e·ter / dōˈsimitər/ • n. a device used to measure an absorbed dose of ionizing radiation.DERIVATIVES: do·si·met·ric / ˌdōsəˈmetrik/·sim·e·try / -ˈsimitrē/ n.


views updated May 14 2018

dosimeter (doh-sim-it-er) n.
1. a device to measure the intensity of a radiation source.

2. a device to record the amount of radiation received by workers exposed to X-rays or other radiation.