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ammeter

 [am´me-ter]
an instrument for measuring in amperes the strength of a current flowing in a circuit.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·me·ter (am),

(am'mē-ter),
An instrument for measuring the strength of electric current in amperes.
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am·me·ter

(am) (am'ē-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring strength of electric current in amperes.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

am·me·ter

(am) (am'ē-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring strength of electric current in amperes.
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Ammeter shunt resistors enable higher currents to be measured than are possible with a normal ammeter because they shunt the majority of the current around the meter.
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