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

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Other Words from ergometer

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

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The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Laura Ly, CNN, "Lori Loughlin back in court Tuesday for hearing in college admissions scam," 27 Aug. 2019 Singer would arrange fake athletic profiles for the girls, the feds say, and Loughlin and Giannulli just needed to send him pictures of their daughters using ergometers. Tyler Kingkade, Town & Country, "How the College Admissions Scandal Is Different From the Other Ways Rich Parents Help Their Kids Get Into School," 13 Mar. 2019 To get more objective measures of people’s exercise levels, the scientists also conducted tests of grip strength, in which people squeezed a specialized device to measure their muscle strength, as well as fitness tests on an ergometer. Alice Park, Time, "Good News: Sitting All Day Isn't As Bad For You If You’re Fit," 25 May 2018 In 1968, Swedish researchers evaluated the cardiovascular fitness of 191 women ages 38 to 60, testing their endurance with an ergometer cycling test. Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, "Fitness in Midlife May Help Fend Off Dementia," 28 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of ergometer

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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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 ergometric (audio) \ adjective

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