moving-iron meter

noun

Definition of moving-iron meter

: an instrument in which a vane or plunger of soft iron is moved by the magnetic field set up by a coil carrying the current to be measured

called also iron-vane meter

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“Moving-iron meter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moving-iron%20meter. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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