Definition of statometer in English:

statometer

noun

  • 1Mechanics. An instrument for measuring the torque of a machine by balancing it against the force exerted by an electromagnet carrying a known current. rare.

  • 2Any of various instruments for finding the range or distance of an object.

  • 3An instrument for measuring static electric charge.

  • 4Medicine. An apparatus used to measure swaying of the body in the testing of balance and postural stability.

Origin

Late 19th century. From stato- + -meter.

Pronunciation

statometer

/staˈtɒmɪtə/