from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument or apparatus used for measuring the flow of liquids.
- noun An instrument for measuring the strength of an electrical current, as an ammeter.
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Here we report measurements from a coherent array of eight current-meter moorings that reveal a narrow and intense equatorward flow extending throughout the water column just east of the Kerguelen plateau.
The joint Japanese-Australian experiment deployed current-meter moorings anchored to the sea floor at depths of up to 4500m.