an instrument for measuring extremely small electric currents, calibrated in microamperes.

1925–30; micro- + ammeter

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To microammeter
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: microaerophilic
Next Definition: microampere
Words Near: microammeter
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for microammeter
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing microammeter
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Since there is no pulsating current to amplify and rectify, the microammeter reads zero.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature