voltameter

noun

vol·​tam·​e·​ter
välˈtamətə(r),
vōl-,
-mətə-
: 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)
voltametric
¦vältə¦me‧trik
¦vōl-
-rēk
adjective

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary volta(ic) + -meter

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“Voltameter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voltameter. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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