potentiometer


po·ten·ti·om·e·ter

noun \pə-ˌten(t)-shē-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of POTENTIOMETER

1
:  an instrument for measuring electromotive forces
2
po·ten·ti·o·met·ric \-sh(ē-)ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

Origin of POTENTIOMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary potential + -o- + -meter
First Known Use: 1881

po·ten·ti·om·e·ter

noun \pə-ˌten-chē-ˈäm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POTENTIOMETER

: an instrument for measuring electromotive forces
po·ten·tio·met·ric \-ch(ē-)ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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