ammeter

noun am·me·ter \ ˈa-ˌmē-tər \

Definition of ammeter

:an instrument for measuring electric current especially in amperes

Origin and Etymology of ammeter

ampere + -meter


AMMETER Defined for Kids

ammeter

noun am·me·ter \ ˈam-ˌēt-ər \

Definition of ammeter for Students

:an instrument for measuring electric current in amperes

Medical Dictionary

ammeter

noun am·me·ter \ ˈam-ˌēt-ər \

medical Definition of ammeter

:an instrument for measuring electric current in amperes — compare milliammeter


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