vol·​tam·​e·​ter | \ välˈtamətə(r), vōl-, -mətə- \

Definition of voltameter

: an apparatus for measuring the quantity of electricity passed through a conductor by the amount of electrolysis produced (as by measuring the gases generated from acidulated water or by weighing the silver deposited from a solution of silver nitrate)

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Other Words from voltameter

voltametric \ ¦vältə¦me‧trik , ¦vōl-​ , -​rēk \ adjective

History and Etymology for voltameter

International Scientific Vocabulary volta(ic) + -meter

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“Voltameter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voltameter. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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