ergometer

noun er·gom·e·ter \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgä-mə-tər \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of ergometer

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

ergometric

play \ˌər-gə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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circa 1879

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ergometer

noun er·gom·e·ter \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgäm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of ergometer

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

ergometric

play \ˌər-gə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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