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  • n. Plural form of dynamometer.

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Examples

  • Vehicles are tested inside laboratories on machines called dynamometers rather than on outdoor test tracks.

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  • Mr. Speed tests it for 500 to 600 miles in actual Nascar racing engines powered by $2 million computerized simulators called dynamometers.

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  • Sells scales, dynamometers, and other measuring devices, utilizing knowledge of capabilities and limitations of measuring instruments, engineering specifications, and catalogs.

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  • The needles of the dynamometers began to lift from their zeroes-but only just.

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  • The needles of all the dynamometers were steady; the immense sail was taut, its mirror surface sparkling and glittering gloriously in the sun.

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  • The dynamometers used in these measurements were described, but at present, in some cases, the description given is for various reasons incomplete, so that we shall take a future opportunity of writing of these instruments.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 288, July 9, 1881

  • It is easy also to understand the fact that in nearly all cases the most delicate dynamometers must fail to indicate immediately the presence of the cable on the grapnel, more especially in those cases where a considerable amount of slack grapnel rope is paid out.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 430, March 29, 1884

  • Guttman has examined the principal types of dynamometers with respect to their use for testing explosive materials, and, after ascertaining wherein they are defective, has devised an apparatus in which the principle is the same as that employed by Messrs. Montluisant and Reffye at Meudon, that is to say, one in which the force of the powder is made to act upon a lead cylinder fixed in a conical channel.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885

  • Cargraves sweated in a phone booth until after five o'clock, East Coast time, and then another hour until it was past five in Chicago as well before he admitted that dynamometers of the size he needed were not to be had on short notice.

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  • Upon this framework were two dynamometers worked by an ingenious piece of mechanism.

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