electrodynamometer


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
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.

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
électrodynamomètre
References in periodicals archive ?
Driscoll, Measurement of current with a Pellat-type electrodynamometer, J Res.
A bifilarly suspended wire coil was used in his electrodynamometer to measure the forces that conductors of electric currents mutually exert.