Dynamometer definition

dīnə-mŏmĭ-tər
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Any of several instruments used to measure mechanical power.
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An apparatus for measuring force or power, esp. one for measuring mechanical power, as of an engine.
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Any of various devices used to measure mechanical power, force, or torque.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dynamometer
Plural:
dynamometers

Origin of dynamometer

  • French dynamomètre Greek dunamis power dynamic -mètre -meter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition