Definition of milliammeter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmɪlɪˈamɪtə/


An instrument for measuring electric current in milliamperes.
Example sentences
  • As the sensitivity of such milliammeters is usually low, it is necessary first to amplify the polarographic current.
  • For example, the milliammeter may be calibrated to read in cubic feet per minute.
  • X-ray machines used for diagnosis or treatment therefore need to have voltmeters and milliammeters for proper adjustment.
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