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Meaning of DYNAMOMETER

Pronunciation:  `dInu'mâmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  measuring instrument designed to measure power
 

DYNAMOMETER is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dy`na*mom"e*ter\, n. [Cf. F. dynamom[`e]tre. 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.

Note: 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.

 

 

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