Measuring Instruments and Uses?

Answer Measuring instruments are useful tools. They can be simple, like rulers, or complex, like a laser rangefinder which determines the distance to an object by using a laser beam.

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Measuring Instruments?

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Engineering Measuring Instruments?

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