Definition of Ergometer

1. Noun. Measuring instrument designed to measure power.




Definition of Ergometer

1. n. A device for measuring, or an instrument for indicating, energy expended or work done; a dynamometer.

Definition of Ergometer

1. Noun. A dynamometer used to measure the work done by muscles ¹

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Definition of Ergometer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ergometer

1. Synonym: dynamometer. Origin: ergo-+ G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ergometer

ergodynamograph
ergoesthesiograph
ergogenic
ergogenics
ergogram
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ergographs
ergoline
ergolines
ergolinic
ergology
ergoloid mesylates
ergomania
ergometer (current term)
ergometers
ergometric
ergometries
ergometrine
ergometrine maleate
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ergon
ergonometric
ergonomic
ergonomically
ergonomics
ergonomist
ergonomists
ergonovine

Literary usage of Ergometer

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1. Muscular Work: A Metabolic Study with Special Reference to the Efficiency of by Francis Gano Benedict, Edward Provan Cathcart (1913)
"Four experiments were made with the motor-driven ergometer, and these have been ... Metabolism in no-load experiments without food with ergometer driven by ..."

2. A Respiration Calorimeter with Appliances for the Direct Determination of Oxygen by Wilbur Olin Atwater, Francis Gano Benedict (1905)
"The number of revolutions of the pedal of the ergometer is recorded on the ... A device on the crank wheel of the ergometer closes a circuit to the magnet ..."

3. Human Vitality and Efficiency Under Prolonged Restricted Diet by Francis Gano Benedict (1919)
"The men rode a bicycle ergometer,1 at the rate of 80 revolutions per minute for ... Using the data secured in the calibration tests of this ergometer, ..."

4. Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"A very convenient and accurate friction ergometer may be formed by passing a cord once completely round the pulley of the motor, and hanging a weight on the ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1910)
"This apparatus, the bicycle ergometer, is admirably adapted for the use of the powerful leg muscles and hence we were able to study this to a considerable ..."

6. Studies in Voluntary Muscular Contraction ...: Part 1.--Some Forms of by Thomas Andrew Storey (1904)
"Its plan is simple, and evident from the drawing. The ergometer ... The ergometer described below is not open to such criticisms. ..."

7. The Metabolism and Energy Transformations of Healthy Man During Rest by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1910)
"Heinemann,1 taking into account the variations in the carbon-dioxide elimination due to diet, made a series of experiments with the ergometer in which a fat ..."

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