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Definition of electrodynamometer

: an ammeter or galvanometer in which the torque due to the reaction between two coils in series with each other is balanced by a spiral spring

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History and Etymology for electrodynamometer

International Scientific Vocabulary electr- + dynamometer; probably originally formed as German elektrodynamometer

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“Electrodynamometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrodynamometer. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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