voltammeter

[ vohlt-am-mee-ter ]
/ ˈvoʊltˈæmˌmi tər /

noun

an instrument for measuring voltage or amperage.

Nearby words

  1. voltaic pile,
  2. voltaire,
  3. voltaism,
  4. voltameter,
  5. voltametric,
  6. voltammetry,
  7. voltampere,
  8. volte,
  9. volte-face,
  10. volti

Origin of voltammeter

First recorded in 1885–90; volt-am(pere) + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for voltammeter

voltammeter

/ (ˌvəʊltˈæmˌmiːtə) /

noun

a dual-purpose instrument that can measure both potential difference and electric current, usually in volts and amperes respectively
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Science definitions for voltammeter

voltammeter

[ vōl-tămmē′tər, vōltăm′- ]

A device consisting of a voltmeter combined with an ammeter.
An instrument for measuring and sometimes analyzing electrical current and potential in voltammetry.
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