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watt·me·ter

 (wŏt′mē′tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring in watts the power flowing in a circuit.
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wattmeter

(ˈwɒtˌmiːtə)
n
(Electronics) a meter for measuring electric power in watts
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watt•me•ter

(ˈwɒtˌmi tər)

n.
a calibrated instrument for measuring electric power in watts.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.wattmeter - an instrument for measuring in watts the flow of power in an electrical circuit
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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