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mag·ne·tom·e·ter

 (măg′nĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used for measuring the magnitude and direction of a magnetic field.

mag′ne·to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
mag′ne·tom′e·try n.
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magnetometer

(ˌmæɡnɪˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) any instrument for measuring the intensity or direction of a magnetic field, esp the earth's field
magnetometric adj
ˌmagneˈtometry n
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mag•ne•tom•e•ter

(ˌmæg nɪˈtɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an instrument for measuring the intensity of a magnetic field.
2. an instrument for detecting the presence of ferrous or magnetic materials, as in concealed weapons.
[1820–30; < French magnétomètre; see magneto-, -meter]
mag•ne`to•met′ric (-ˌni təˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
mag`ne•tom′e•try, n.
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mag·ne·tom·e·ter

(măg′nĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument for measuring the magnitude and direction of a magnetic field. Magnetometers are often used in archaeological and geological investigations to determine the intensity and direction of the Earth's magnetic field at various times in the past.
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Noun1.magnetometer - a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fieldsmagnetometer - a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
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Translations

magnetometer

[ˌmægnɪˈtɒmɪtəʳ] Nmagnetómetro m
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He provided examples of the effect of CMEs and coronal holes on the magnetosphere, showing how magnetometry offers a valuable addition to monitoring other aspects of solar activity whilst providing an insight into the behaviour of the earth's protective magnetosphere.
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Many techniques are available to investigate the properties of magnetic nanoparticles including vibrating sample magnetometry (VSM) and superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) magnetometry [71].
Thanks to David Pettitt for contributing monthly data on magnetometry from his own instruments and from other magnetic observatories, and to Ron Livesey for his expertise.
Figure 6 shows magnetization curves for Procedures 13, where magnetization curves of dried powders of both (a) magnetite and (b) maghemite nanoparticles are determined by vibrating sample magnetometry.
The magnetoresistive method [136], X-ray microscopy [137], and pulse inductive magnetometry [138] also have the potential to emerge as powerful techniques.
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