ergograph

[ur-guh-graf, -grahf]

Origin of ergograph

First recorded in 1890–95; ergo-1 + -graph
Related formser·go·graph·ic [ur-guh-graf-ik] /ˌɜr gəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for ergograph

Historical Examples of ergograph

  • Ergograph observations show that signs of muscular fatigue appear and disappear without any obvious physical reason.

    Psychoanalysis

    Andr Tridon

  • Féré's experiments with the dynamometer and the ergograph have greatly contributed to illustrate the stimulating effects of odors.

  • Then we shall hear at summer resorts and fairs, "Your ergograph on a postal card, three for a quarter."

    Civics and Health

    William H. Allen

  • We can step inside, harness our middle finger to the ergograph, lift it up and down forty-five times in ninety seconds, and lo!

    Civics and Health

    William H. Allen


British Dictionary definitions for ergograph

ergograph

noun
  1. an instrument that measures and records the amount of work a muscle does during contraction, its rate of fatigue, etc
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ergograph in Medicine

ergograph

[ûrgə-grăf′]
n.
  1. A device for measuring the work capacity of a muscle or group of muscles during contraction.
Related formser′go•graphic adj.
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