ohm-meter

ohmmeter

[ohm-mee-ter]
noun Electricity.
an instrument for measuring electric resistance in ohms.

Origin:
1895–1900; ohm + -meter

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ohmmeter (ˈəʊmˌmiːtə)
 
n
an instrument for measuring electrical resistance

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ohmmeter   (ōm'mē'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
An instrument used for direct measurement of the electrical resistance of a material or electronic component, usually in ohms. Ohmmeters typically use an ammeter to measure current through the material after it has been given some set voltage by the ohmmeter; the direct-current resistance of the sample can then be directly determined through Ohm's law. Compare voltmeter.
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