Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instrument for measuring electric currents in amperes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for measuring or estimating in amperes the strength of electric currents; an ampere-meter. See cut under ampere-meter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physics) A contraction of amperometer or ampèremeter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A device that measures the magnitude of an electric current, especially one calibrated in amperes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperes

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[am(pere) + –meter.]

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