Definition of wattmeter in English:

wattmeter

Line breaks: watt|meter
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtmiːtə
 
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noun

  • A meter for measuring electric power in watts.
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    • 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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