a car equipped with special instruments and coupled to a locomotive to record its energy output, fuel consumption, and other data continuously during a regularly scheduled run.
[dahy-nuh-mom-i-tree] /ˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tri/ noun 1. the act, method, or process of using a dynamometer. /ˌdaɪnəˈmɒmɪtrɪ/ noun 1. the science of power measurement 2. the manufacture and use of dynamometers
[dahy-nuh-moh-ter] /ˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ tər/ noun 1. an electric machine for transforming direct current into alternating current or for altering the voltage of direct current, having two armature windings on the same core and a common magnetic field. /ˈdaɪnəˌməʊtə/ noun 1. an electrical machine having a single magnetic field and two independent armature windings of which […]
[dahy-nast, -nuh st; British also din-ast] /ˈdaɪ næst, -nəst; British also ˈdɪn æst/ noun 1. a ruler or potentate, especially a hereditary ruler. /ˈdɪnəst; -æst/ noun 1. a ruler, esp a hereditary one n. “hereditary ruler,” 1630s, from Late Latin dynastes, from Greek dynastes (see dynasty).
[dahy-nuh-stee; British also din-uh-stee] /ˈdaɪ nə sti; British also ˈdɪn ə sti/ noun, plural dynasties. 1. a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group: the Ming dynasty. 2. the rule of such a sequence. 3. a series of members of a family who are distinguished for their success, wealth, etc. /ˈdɪnəstɪ/ noun […]