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volt·me·ter

 (vōlt′mē′tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring electric potential differences in units of volts.
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voltmeter

(ˈvəʊltˌmiːtə)
n
1. (Electrical Engineering) an instrument for measuring potential difference or electromotive force
2. (Tools) an instrument for measuring potential difference or electromotive force
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volt•me•ter

(ˈvoʊltˌmi tər)

n.
a calibrated instrument for measuring the potential difference between two points in volts.
[1880–85]
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volt·me·ter

(vōlt′mē′tər)
An instrument, such as a galvanometer, used for measuring the difference in voltage between two points in an electric circuit.
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voltmeter

an instrument for measuring the voltage of an electrical current.
See also: Instruments
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voltmeter - meter that measures the potential difference between two pointsvoltmeter - meter that measures the potential difference between two points
electronic voltmeter - a voltmeter whose sensitivity is increased by amplification
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
millivoltmeter - sensitive voltmeter that can measure voltage in millivolts
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Translations

voltmeter

[ˈvəʊltˌmiːtəʳ] Nvoltímetro m
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voltmeter

nVoltmeter nt
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voltmeter

[ˈvəʊltˌmiːtəʳ] nvoltimetro
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A digital voltmeter, which can be used separately, as well as comprehensive internal and external trigger facilities plus adjustable bandwidth and source impedance, afford great case of operation while ensuring reproducible conditions.
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