milliammeter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From milli- +‎ ammeter.

Noun[edit]

milliammeter (plural milliammeters)

  1. An instrument for measuring electrical current in milliamperes. [from 20th c.]
    • 1998, Georgina Ferry, Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life:
      Deciding to insert a milliammeter into the high-tension circuit feeding the X-ray tube, he asked Lanham to cut the earth wire he was holding.

References[edit]

Canadian Oxford Dictionary: 2001