wattmeter

[wot-mee-ter]
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noun Electricity.

a calibrated instrument for measuring electric power in watts.

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Origin of wattmeter

First recorded in 1885–90; watt + -meter

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wattmeter

noun

a meter for measuring electric power in watts
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