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 (ĭ-lĕk′trŏm′ĭ-tər, ē′lĕk-)
An instrument used for measuring voltage.


(ɪlɛkˈtrɒmɪtə; ˌiːlɛk-)
(Electronics) an instrument for detecting or determining the magnitude of a potential difference or charge by the electrostatic forces between charged bodies
electrometric, eˌlectroˈmetrical adj
eˌlectroˈmetrically adv
elecˈtrometry n


(ɪ lɛkˈtrɒm ɪ tər, ˌi lɛk-)

a calibrated device used for measuring extremely low voltages.
e•lec`tro•met′ric (-ˈmɛ trɪk) e•lec`tro•met′ri•cal, adj.
e•lec•trom′e•try, n.
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Noun1.electrometer - meter to measure electrostatic voltage differences; draws no current from the source
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity


[ɪlekˈtrɒmɪtəʳ] Nelectrómetro m
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