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

  • n. An instrument for measuring electrical current or potential.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument used to measure both electrical current and voltage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wattmeter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A combination of a volt-meter and a transformer, for the measurement of alternating currents.
  • n. An instrument which can be used for measuring either volts or amperes.


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