[ih-lek-trom-i-ter, ee-lek-]

Origin of electrometer

First recorded in 1945–50; electro- + -meter
Related formse·lec·tro·met·ric [ih-lek-troh-me-trik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmɛ trɪk/, e·lec·tro·met·ri·cal, adjectivee·lec·tro·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbe·lec·trom·e·try, noun
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  1. an instrument for detecting or determining the magnitude of a potential difference or charge by the electrostatic forces between charged bodies
Derived Formselectrometric (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmɛtrɪk) or electrometrical, adjectiveelectrometrically, adverbelectrometry, noun
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