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dynamometer

[dahy-nuh-mom-i-ter] /ˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a device for measuring mechanical force, as a balance.
2.
a device for measuring mechanical power, especially one that measures the output or driving torque of a rotating machine.
Origin of dynamometer
1800-1810
1800-10; dynamo- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for dynamometer

dynamometer

/ˌdaɪnəˈmɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
any of a number of instruments for measuring power or force
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dynamometer in Medicine

dynamometer dy·na·mom·e·ter (dī'nə-mŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular power. Also called ergometer.

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