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ammeter (s) (noun), ammeters (pl)
An instrument, or instruments, which measure the strength of electric currents in amperes.
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electric current meter, ammeter
1. An instrument that is used for measuring the magnitude of electric current flow.
2. A device which is used to measure the magnitude of an electric current of several amperes or more.

An ammeter is usually combined with a voltmeter and an ohmmeter in a multipurpose tool.

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electrothermal ammeter, thermoammeter, thermocouple ammeter
An ammeter (device for measuring an electric current in amperes) that is actuated by the voltage generated in a thermocouple through which it receives the current to be measured.

It is used primarily for measuring radio-frequency currents.