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Webster 1913 Edition


Dynamometer

Dyˊna-mom′e-ter

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
dynamomètre
. See
Dynameter
.]
An apparatus for measuring force or power; especially, muscular effort of men or animals, or the power developed by a motor, or that required to operate machinery.

Webster 1828 Edition


Dynamometer

DYNAMOM'ETER

,
Noun.
[See Dynameter.] An instrument for measuring the relative strength of men and other animals.

Definition 2019


dynamometer

dynamometer

English

Noun

dynamometer (plural dynamometers)

  1. Any of various devices used to measure mechanical power, force, or torque.

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