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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An instrument for measuring a small amount of electric current.

Usage examples (32)
  • A galvanometer was used to make sure the wire was still conducting electricity.
  • In electrocardiography the string galvanometer is the most reliable tool.
  • Nowadays, since a string galvanometer is available in almost any large hospital, this detail is only of historical importance.
  • Professor Thompson, called the marine galvanometer. for more
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