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electrometer


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrometer  \E`lec*trom"e*ter\,  n.  [Electro-  +  -meter:  cf  F. 
  ['e]lectrom[`e]tre.]  (Physics) 
  An  instrument  for  measuring  the  quantity  or  intensity  of 
  electricity;  also  sometimes  and  less  properly,  applied  to 
  an  instrument  which  indicates  the  presence  of  electricity 
  (usually  called  an  electroscope). 
 
  {Balance  electrometer}.  See  under  {Balance}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electrometer 
  n  :  measures  electrostatic  voltage  differences;  draws  no  current 
  from  the  source 




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