Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to coulometer: coulometric titration
An instrument for measuring the electric charge (in coulombs) passing through an electrolytic cell during electrolysis, based on the amount of a substance that accumulates on the electrodes.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Electrical Engineering) an electrolytic cell for measuring the magnitude of an electric charge by determining the total amount of decomposition resulting from the passage of the charge through the cell. Also called: voltameter
[C19: from coulomb + meter3]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
vol•tam•e•ter(vɒlˈtæm ɪ tər, voʊl-)
a device that measures the flow of electricity through a conductor in relation to electrolytic decomposition.
vol`ta•met′ric (-təˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.