electrometer

[ ih-lek-trom-i-ter, ee-lek- ]
/ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒm ɪ tər, ˌi lɛk- /

noun

a calibrated device used for measuring extremely low voltages.

Nearby words

  1. electromechanical,
  2. electromechanical dissociation,
  3. electromerism,
  4. electrometallurgy,
  5. electrometeor,
  6. electromotive,
  7. electromotive force,
  8. electromotive series,
  9. electromyogram,
  10. electromyograph

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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British Dictionary definitions for electrometric

electrometer

/ (ɪlɛkˈtrɒmɪtə, ˌiːlɛk-) /

noun

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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