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Definition of "voltameter" []

  • An instrument used to measure the quantity of electric charge. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "voltameter" in a sentence
  • "Their experiment is usually performed by the. apparatus shown in figure 20, which is termed a voltameter, and consists of a glass vessel V, containing water acidulated with a little sulphuric acid to render it a better conductor, and two glass test-tubes OH inverted over two platinum strips or electrodes, which rise up from the bottom of the vessel and are connected underneath it to wires from the positive and negative poles of the battery C Z."
  • "Never more than 128 yet detected, using a Mexican voltameter."
  • "The consumption of the battery was estimated at the same time by interposing in the circuit a sulphate of copper voltameter, of which the copper plate was weighed before and after the experiment."