Definitions

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

  • n. An instrument that measures electric current in amperes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A contraction of amperometer or ampèremeter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. 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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