Pronunciation: (tu-lem'i-tur, tel'u-mē"tur),[key] —n. 1. any of certain devices or attachments for determining distances by measuring the angle subtending a known distance.
2. Elect.the complete measuring, transmitting, and receiving apparatus for indicating, recording, or integrating at a distance, by electrical translating means, the value of a quantity.
—v.t. to transmit (radio signals, data, etc.) automatically and at a distance, as between a ground station and an artificial satellite, space probe, or the like, esp. in order to record information, operate guidance apparatus, etc.