[ ur-gom-i-ter ]
/ ɜrˈgɒm ɪ tər /
a device designed to measure muscle power.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ergometerer·go·met·ric [ur-guh-me-trik] /ˌɜr gəˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
Words nearby ergometer
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British Dictionary definitions for ergometric
/ (ɜːˈɡɒmɪtə) /
Also called: (informal) erg, ergo a type of exercise machine in which the action of rowing is simulated by the pulling of a strong flexible cord wound round a flywheel
Word Origin for ergometer
C20: from Greek ergon work + -meter
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Medical definitions for ergometric
[ ûr-gŏm′ĭ-tər ]
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