voltmeter

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noun volt·me·ter \ˈvōlt-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of voltmeter

  1. :  an instrument (such as a galvanometer) for measuring in volts the differences in potential between different points of an electrical circuit

Origin and Etymology of voltmeter

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869


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voltmeter

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noun volt·me·ter \ˈvōlt-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of voltmeter for English Language Learners

  • : a device that measures voltage


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voltmeter

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noun volt·me·ter \ˈvōlt-ˌmēt-ər\

Medical Definition of voltmeter

  1. :  an instrument (as a galvanometer) for measuring in volts the differences of potential between different points of an electrical circuit


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