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Definitions of electrometer

  1. meter to measure electrostatic voltage differences; draws no current from the source Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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). Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An instrument for measuring the strength of an electrical current. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. An instrument for measuring the quantity of electricity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. An instrument for measuring the quantity or intensity of electricity, or for indicating the presence of electricity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. An instr. for ascertaining the quantity or tension of the electric fluid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. An instrument for measuring electricity. American pocket medical dictionary.
  8. An instrument for detecting the presence or measuring the quantity, intensity, etc., of an electrical current or electrical charge. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  9. n. [Greek] An instrument for measuring the quantity or intensity of electricity;—an instrument which indicates the presence of electricity or for discharging it. Cabinet Dictionary
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