Meaning of “ammeter” in the English Dictionary


"ammeter" in English

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ammeternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæm.iː.tər/ us /ˈæm.iː.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Each horizontal row comprises the ammeter belonging to feeders which are supplied through a given group switch. 
  • The panel which carries the standard instruments also carries ammeters used to measure current to auxiliary circuits in the power house. 
  • The scale may be completed by marking the positions of the pointer when other currents of known strength flow through the ammeter. 
  • The station had neither voltmeter nor ammeter. 
  • They were all up to capacity, save the ammeter from the coils. 

(Definition of “ammeter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ammeter" in American English

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ammeternoun [ C ]

/ˈæmˌi·t̬ər, ˈæmˌmi-/

physics a device that measures the strength of an electric current in amperes

(Definition of “ammeter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)