electrodynamometer


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e·lec·tro·dy·na·mom·e·ter

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-dī′nə-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that measures electric current by indicating the level of magnetic attraction or repulsion between a fixed and a movable coil, one of which carries the current to be measured.

electrodynamometer

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌdaɪnəˈmɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure electric current, voltage, or power

e•lec•tro•dy•na•mom•e•ter

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument that measures current, voltage, or power by the interaction of magnetic fields produced by the currents in two sets of coils.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.electrodynamometer - measuring instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure current or voltage or power
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations
électrodynamomètre
References in periodicals archive ?
A bifilarly suspended wire coil was used in his electrodynamometer to measure the forces that conductors of electric currents mutually exert.
Driscoll, Measurement of current with a Pellat-type electrodynamometer, J Res.