Definition of electrodynamometer in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˌdīnəˈmämidər/


An instrument that measures electric current by indicating the strength of repulsion or attraction between the magnetic fields of two sets of coils, one fixed and one movable.
Example sentences
  • The electrical inventor and entrepreneur, Werner von Siemens (1816-1892), used this principle in his electrodynamometer, first described in 1880.
  • The electrodynamometer is used to measure currents and consists of one fixed coil and one coil that is free to rotate.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·dy·na·mom·e·ter

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