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An instrument for measuring in watts the power flowing in a circuit.


(Electronics) a meter for measuring electric power in watts


(ˈwɒtˌmi tər)

a calibrated instrument for measuring electric power in watts.
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Noun1.wattmeter - an instrument for measuring in watts the flow of power in an electrical circuit
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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