current-type flowmeter

current-type flowmeter

[′kər·ənt ¦tīp ′flō‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A mechanical device to measure liquid velocity in open and closed channels; similar to the vane anemometer (where moving liquid turns a small windmill-type vane), but more rugged.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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