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An instrument for measuring directly the resistances of conductors in ohms.


(General Physics) an instrument for measuring electrical resistance


(ˈoʊmˌmi tər)

an instrument for measuring electric resistance in ohms.


an instrument for measuring electrical resistance in ohms.
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Noun1.ohmmeter - a meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohmsohmmeter - a meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohms
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
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Megger announced it recently donated a low-resistance ohmmeter to students in the Wind Energy and Turbine Technology and the Electrical Technology programs at Iowa Lakes Community College.
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He let me use his ohmmeter to measure resistors, explaining to me how to read the color codes.
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2) and used two registration pins to fix its position; its resistance was measured with an ohmmeter during the applied suture tensions.
Turner and colleagues at the University of British Columbia's Psychology Department (Vancouver, Canada) tested the Prognos Machine, an ohmmeter made by the German company MedPrevent.