galvanometry


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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.
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galvanometry

the measurement of the strength of electric currents, by means of a galvanometer. — galvanometric, galvanometrical, adj.
See also: Physics
the measurement of the strength of electric currents, by means of a galvanometer. — galvanometric, galvanometrical, adj.
See also: Measurement
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