Definition of Megger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛɡə/


An instrument for measuring the resistance of electrical insulation.
Example sentences
  • Run a continuity to-ground test with a Megger tester, which patently says on the outside ‘Not to be used on computer equipment’
  • All Megger products meet the highest standards for quality, reliability and safety.
  • The 13 Meggers lamps initially distributed in 1951 were capable of calibration to a precision of 1 part in 100 million, as opposed to the 1 part in 10 million possible with the standard meter.


Early 20th century: perhaps from megohm.

Words that rhyme with Megger

beggar, eggar, Gregor, mega

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