electrodynamic wattmeter

electrodynamic wattmeter

[i‚lek·trō·dī′nam·ik ′wät‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An electrodynamic instrument connected as a wattmeter, with the main current flowing through the fixed coil, and a small current proportional to the voltage flowing through the movable coil. Also known as moving-coil wattmeter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.