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#1 2006-07-09 01:45:12

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'giga counter' for Geiger Counter'

The Geiger counter was invented by a physicist named Hans Geiger. since ‘giga-’ is a numerical prefix, it comvbines well, if speciously with something that counts. About 1500 ghits:

I remember doing an experiment in our physics lesson one that involved testing the radioactivity of different radioactive isotopes with a giga counter.
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Before the trees are felled, they are checked with a Giga Counter, which is to ensure that the timber is not contaminated with radiation.
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...you have to know where to walk. I heard in someplaces if you take a couple of steps to the side the giga counter goes right of the scale.
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For action I’ve always admired the scene where The Thing comes after them and the giga counter ticks down it’s nearing approach.
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I would visit Area 51 if I was you, there’s always the chance you would see something or find something interesting. Get/Take a giga counter too, ...
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The current system works when it feels like it and the audio sounds like a giga counter if it works at all.
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#2 2007-09-24 07:20:18

Chris Waigl
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From: London, UK
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Re: 'giga counter' for Geiger Counter'

Entered: giga .

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