Definition of ohmmeter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈō(m)ˌmēdər/


An instrument for measuring electrical resistance.
Example sentences
  • They found ‘an ohmmeter, a rheostat, a condenser, and a magnetic interrupter’ but found nothing in the machine that could either read or send energy waves as Abrams had been claiming.
  • I use my ohmmeter frequently to check the continuity of circuits and to measure resistance in spark plug wires.
  • Checking a shorted part's easy: Just connect an ohmmeter, and if it never charges up to an open circuit, then it's either leaky or shorted.

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Syllabification: ohm·me·ter

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