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dynamometer

[ dahy-nuh-mom-i-ter ]
/ ˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tər /
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noun

a device for measuring mechanical force, as a balance.
a device for measuring mechanical power, especially one that measures the output or driving torque of a rotating machine.

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Origin of dynamometer

First recorded in 1800–10; dynamo- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for dynamometer

dynamometer
/ (ˌdaɪnəˈmɒmɪtə) /

noun

any of a number of instruments for measuring power or force
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Medical definitions for dynamometer

dynamometer
[ dī′nə-mŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular power.ergometer
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