[ koo-lom-i-ter, kuh- ]
/ kuˈlɒm ɪ tər, kə- /
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Also cou·lomb·me·ter [koo-lom-mee-ter, -lohm-]. /ˈku lɒmˌmi tər, -loʊm-/.
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British Dictionary definitions for coulometer
/ (kuːˈlɒmɪtə) /
an electrolytic cell for measuring the magnitude of an electric charge by determining the total amount of decomposition resulting from the passage of the charge through the cellAlso called: voltameter
Derived forms of coulometercoulometric (ˌkuːləˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivecoulometry, noun
Word Origin for coulometer
C19: from coulomb + meter ³
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Scientific definitions for coulometer
[ kōō-lŏm′ĭ-tər, kōō′lə-mē′tər ]
A device for determining the amount of a substance released during electrolysis by measuring the electrical charge that results from the electrolysis. Coulometers can be used to detect and measure trace amounts of substances such as water.
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