Potentiometric



[puh-ten-shee-om-i-ter] /pəˌtɛn ʃiˈɒm ɪ tər/

noun, Electricity.
1.
a device for measuring electromotive force or potential difference by comparison with a known voltage.
2.
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/pəˌtɛnʃɪəˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective
1.
(chem) (of a titration) having the end point determined by a change in potential of an electrode immersed in the solution
/pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for determining a potential difference or electromotive force by measuring the fraction of it that balances a standard electromotive force
2.
a device with three terminals, two of which are connected to a resistance wire and the third to a brush moving along the wire, so that a variable potential can be tapped off: used in electronic circuits, esp as a volume control
n.

1868, a hybrid formed from comb. form of Latin potentia “power” (see potential) + Greek-derived -meter.
potentiometer
(pə-těn’shē-ŏm’ĭ-tər)

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