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am·me·ter

 (ăm′mē′tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring electric currents in amperes.

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ammeter

(ˈæmˌmiːtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument for measuring an electric current in amperes
[C19: am(pere) + -meter]
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am•me•ter

(ˈæmˌmi tər)
n.
an instrument for measuring current in amperes.
[1880–85; am (pere) + -meter]
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am·me·ter

(ăm′mē′tər)
An instrument that measures an electric current and indicates its strength in amperes.
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ammeter

an instrument for measuring the amperage of an electrical current.
See also: Instruments
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ammeter - a meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperesammeter - a meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperes
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
milliammeter - a sensitive ammeter graduated in milliamperes
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Translations
амперметър
ampermetar

ammeter

[ˈæmɪtəʳ] Namperímetro m
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ammeter

nAmperemeter nt
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ammeter

[ˈæmˌmiːtəʳ] namperometro
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