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voltmeter

 [vōlt´me-ter]
an instrument for measuring electromotive force in volts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

volt·me·ter

(vōlt'mē-tĕr),
An apparatus for measuring the electromotive force or difference of potential.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

volt·me·ter

(vōlt'mē-tĕr)
An instrument that measures differences in electrical potential.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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