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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Geiger-Muller counter mean? 

  The noun GEIGER-MULLER COUNTER has 1 sense:

1. counter tube that detects ionizing radiations

  Familiarity information: GEIGER-MULLER COUNTER used as a noun is very rare.

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Counter tube that detects ionizing radiations

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


Geiger counter; Geiger-Muller counter

Hypernyms ("Geiger-Muller counter" is a kind of...):

counter tube (a measuring instrument for counting individual ionizing events)

Meronyms (parts of "Geiger-Muller counter"):

Geiger tube; Geiger-Muller tube (an ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter)

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