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what is ammeter ?

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Ammeter is a instrument which is use to measure current in ampere.
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Ammeter is device to measure current flow in the ckt,it is connected in series with the measurand.
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Ammeter is a device used for elctrical purposes ..... Ammmeter is used to measure the current in ampers and it is connected in series in a given circuit

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An instrument that is used to measure the amount of current flowing in a circuit.

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