Definitions

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  • n. A dynamometer for ascertaining the power required to draw carriages over roads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dynamometer for ascertaining the power required to draw carriages over roads.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument or apparatus for testing the relative resistance of roads to the draft of vehicles.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek trial + -meter.

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