Term: sensor Class:  
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Created 30 March 2016
Last modified 10 February 2017
Contributed by Maria Esteva


Definition: A device whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment, and then provide a corresponding output. Converts a physical phenomenon into a detectable, recordable signal
Examples: Use with attributes such as: accelerometer, linear potentiometer, load cell, etc.