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 ergometer (audio) \ adjective

Examples of ergometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Lori Loughlin will stand trial with her husband and 6 other parents in October," 27 Feb. 2020 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 The parents even sent Singer photos of each daughter on an ergometer, the rowing machine, the complaint says. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are two contrasting faces in the college admissions scam," 22 Oct. 2019 School's out: Lori Loughlin's daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Giannulli, are no longer USC students In September 2016, Giannulli sent Singer an email attaching a photograph of his older daughter on an ergometer, prosecutors say. Joey Garrison, USA TODAY, "Lori Loughlin's husband emailed accountant, 'I had to work the system,' new indictment alleges," 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of ergometer

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ergometer was circa 1879

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“Ergometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ergometer. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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 ergometer (audio) \ adjective

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