electrometry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

electro- +‎ -metry

Noun[edit]

electrometry (uncountable)

  1. The art or process of taking electrical measurements.
    • 2013, William J. Turkel, Spark from the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery[1]:
      As electrometry was refined, it became clear that nerves in action exhibited unusual electrical variations. Emil Du Bois-Reymond had shown that electrical current decreased when a nerve was stimulated, a phenomenon he called the "negative variation."

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