digital voltmeter


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digital voltmeter

[′dij·əd·əl ′vōlt‚mēd·ər]
(electronics)
A voltmeter in which the unknown voltage is compared with an internally generated analog voltage, the result being indicated in digital form rather than by a pointer moving over a meter scale.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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