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electrometer

[ih-lek-trom-i-ter, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒm ɪ tər, ˌi lɛk-/
noun
1.
a calibrated device used for measuring extremely low voltages.
Origin of electrometer
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; electro- + -meter
Related forms
electrometric
[ih-lek-troh-me-trik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
electrometrical, adjective
electrometrically, adverb
electrometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electrometric

electrometer

/ɪlɛkˈtrɒmɪtə; ˌiːlɛk-/
noun
1.
an instrument for detecting or determining the magnitude of a potential difference or charge by the electrostatic forces between charged bodies
Derived Forms
electrometric (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmɛtrɪk), electrometrical, adjective
electrometrically, adverb
electrometry, noun
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