dynamometer etymology

English word dynamometer comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English dynamo-

Detailed word origin of dynamometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
dynamo- English (eng)
dynamometer English (eng) Any of various devices used to measure mechanical power, force, or torque.

Words with the same origin as dynamometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of dynamo-
dynamogeny dynamograph dynamometer car dynamometry dynamoscope