absorption dynamometer


Definition of absorption dynamometer

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

First Known Use of absorption dynamometer

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Absorption dynamometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absorption%20dynamometer. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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