ratemeter

noun
rate·​me·​ter | \ ˈrāt-ˌmē-tər How to pronounce ratemeter (audio) \

Definition of ratemeter

: an instrument that indicates the counting rate of an electronic counter

First Known Use of ratemeter

1949, in the meaning defined above

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ratemeter

rate of change

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“Ratemeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ratemeter. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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