galvanometer


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gal·va·nom·e·ter

 (găl′və-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to detect, measure, and determine the direction of small electric currents by means of mechanical effects produced by a current-carrying coil in a magnetic field.

gal′va·no·met′ric (-nō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
gal′va·nom′e·try n.

galvanometer

(ˌɡælvəˈnɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) any sensitive instrument for detecting or measuring small electric currents
galvanometric, ˌgalvanoˈmetrical adj
ˌgalvanoˈmetrically adv
ˌgalvaˈnometry n

gal•va•nom•e•ter

(ˌgæl vəˈnɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for detecting the existence of small electric currents and determining their strength.
[1795–1805]
gal•va•no•met•ric (ˌgæl və noʊˈmɛ trɪk, gælˌvæn ə-) adj.

gal·va·nom·e·ter

(găl′və-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument that detects, measures, and determines the direction of small electric currents.

galvanometer

an instrument for measuring the strength and direction of an electric current. — galvanometric, galvanometrical, adj.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galvanometer - meter for detecting or comparing or measuring small electric currentsgalvanometer - meter for detecting or comparing or measuring small electric currents
astatic galvanometer - has a moving magnet and astatic coils arranged to cancel the effect of the Earth's magnetic field
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
moving-coil galvanometer - a galvanometer that is operated by the force exerted by an electric current flowing in a movable coil suspended in a magnetic field
Translations

galvanometer

[ˌgælvəˈnɒmɪtəʳ] Ngalvanómetro m

galvanometer

nGalvanometer nt

gal·va·nom·e·ter

n. galvanómetro, instrumento que mide la corriente por acción electromagnética.
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