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noun Electricity.
  1. an instrument that uses the interaction between the magnetic fields produced by the currents in two coils or sets of coils to measure current, voltage, or power.
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Origin of electrodynamometer

First recorded in 1875–80; electro- + dynamometer
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Historical Examples

  • To measure a current I may use a very great number of types of galvanometers or besides an electrodynamometer.

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British Dictionary definitions for electrodynamometer


  1. an instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure electric current, voltage, or power
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