absorption dynamometer

noun

: any of several dynamometers in which the energy measured is absorbed by frictional or electrical resistances see prony brake

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of absorption dynamometer was in 1870

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“Absorption dynamometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absorption%20dynamometer. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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