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multimeter

[ muhl-tim-i-ter ]
/ mʌlˈtɪm ɪ tər /
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noun Electricity.

a device consisting of one or more meters, as an ammeter and voltmeter, used to measure two or more electrical quantities in an electric circuit, as voltage, resistance, and current.

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Also called circuit analyzer.

Origin of multimeter

First recorded in 1905–10; multi- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for multimeter

multimeter
/ (ˈmʌltɪˌmiːtə) /

noun

an electrical test instrument offering measurement of several values, usually voltage, current, and resistance
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Scientific definitions for multimeter

multimeter
[ mŭl-tĭmĭ-tər ]

An electrical measuring device that combines an ammeter, an ohmmeter, a voltmeter, and occasionally other measurement or testing devices into one unit.
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