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wattmeter Syllabification: watt·me·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈwätˌmēdər/

Definition of wattmeter in English:


A meter for measuring electric power in watts.
Example sentences
  • If the load impedance is not equal to the transmission line impedance, the wattmeter will indicate the amount of reflected power.
  • The electric power applied to the transducer was measured using a sampling wattmeter.
  • The potential coil of the wattmeter generally has a high-resistance resistor connected in series with it.
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