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ergometer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ergometer measuring instrument designed to measure power
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ergometer (Physics) A device for measuring, or an instrument for indicating, energy expended or work done; a dynamometer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ergometer An instrument for measuring work; a dynamometer. Watt's indicator-diagram is an example of an ergometer. Also called electro-ergometer.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. work + -meter,

Usage

In literature:

Men are being tested on a bicycle ergometer in saturated and low relative humidity helium atmospheres to study heat balance.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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In news:

New students used indoor rowing machines, called ergometers, to learn the basics.
Get Rid of Back Fat with Your Gym's Upper Body Ergometer.
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