Definition of electrodynamometer in English:

electrodynamometer

noun

  • An instrument that measures electric current by indicating the strength of repulsion or attraction between the magnetic fields of two sets of coils, one fixed and one movable.

    • ‘The electrical inventor and entrepreneur, Werner von Siemens (1816-1892), used this principle in his electrodynamometer, first described in 1880.’
    • ‘The electrodynamometer is used to measure currents and consists of one fixed coil and one coil that is free to rotate.’

Pronunciation:

electrodynamometer

/əˌlektrōˌdīnəˈmämidər/