ergometer

noun
er·​gom·​e·​ter | \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgä-mə-tər How to pronounce ergometer (audio) \

Definition of ergometer

: an apparatus for measuring the work performed (as by a person exercising) also : an exercise machine equipped with an ergometer

Other Words from ergometer

ergometric \ ˌər-​gə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce ergometer (audio) \ adjective

Examples of ergometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lilly was a walk-on freshman rower with a competitive ergometer score, the calculation on a rowing machine by which rowers are often ranked. San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Sep. 2021 This year’s championships took place virtually due to COVID-19 precautions with competitors rowing on Concept 2 ergometer machines. Gary Curreri, sun-sentinel.com, 22 June 2021 As part of the scheme, the parents sent Singer photos of their daughters on an ergometer, a rowing machine, according to the criminal complaint. Eric Levenson, CNN, 27 Feb. 2020 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of ergometer

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Ergometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ergometer. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for ergometer

ergometer

noun
er·​gom·​e·​ter | \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgäm-ət-ər How to pronounce ergometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of ergometer

: an apparatus for measuring the work performed (as by a person exercising) also : an exercise machine equipped with an ergometer

Other Words from ergometer

ergometric \ ˌər-​gə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce ergometer (audio) \ adjective

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