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An instrument for measuring directly the resistances of conductors in ohms.
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(General Physics) an instrument for measuring electrical resistance
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(ˈoʊmˌmi tər)

an instrument for measuring electric resistance in ohms.
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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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The dimensions of electrodes determine factor k, ohmmeter measures resistance and surface resistivity [rho] is then calculated.
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The pre-strike and poststrike measurements are made using a standard electrician's Ohmmeter, with a test voltage of 10 V DC.