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ammeter  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ām'mē'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
An instrument that measures the strength of an electric current, indicating it in amperes. Ammeters typically include a galvanometer; digital ammeters typically include A/D converters as well. Compare ohmmeter, voltmeter.

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