Definition of Dynamometer

1. Noun. Measuring instrument designed to measure power.




Definition of Dynamometer

1. n. 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.

Definition of Dynamometer

1. Noun. Any of various devices used to measure mechanical power, especially those that measure the torque of a rotating shaft ¹

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Definition of Dynamometer

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Medical Definition of Dynamometer

1. 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. It usually embodies a spring to be compressed or weight to be sustained by the force applied, combined with an index, or automatic recorder, to show the work performed. Origin: Cf. F. Dynamometre. See Dynameter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dynamometer

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dynamization
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dynamizes
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dynamo-electric
dynamo-electric machine
dynamoelectric
dynamogenesis
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dynamographs
dynamometer (current term)
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Literary usage of Dynamometer

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1. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1900)
"The dynamometer described in this paper is the outcome of a eeries of attempts to ... The dynamometer, as shown in Figs. 1 and 2, is designed especially for ..."

2. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"The dynamic pressures of waves 10 feet high and 150 feet long varied from 460 to 965 Ibs. per square foot on a dynamometer placed about a foot higher than ..."

3. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Diagram of a dynamometer-voltmeter. limit the current when the instrument ... The current passing through the dynamometer is therefore proportional to the ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1880)
"THE dynamometer herein described is a modification of the one invented by Mr. Samuel ... The improved dynamometer was designed by the writer in 1877, ..."

5. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"Electrical connections in the dynamometer shown in Fig. ... When the dynamometer is revolving, carrying a load, the spring is twisted and the contacts are ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"Negotiation Kith tlto War Office 377 I. Results of Trials made with Committee's dynamometer. IN the last Report the new dynamometer made for the Committee ..."

7. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"The accompanying illustrations show the construction of the dynamometer and ... 4 the corresponding parts of the dynamometer are given the same letters and ..."

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