ballistic galvanometer


noun Electricity.

a galvanometer used to measure the quantity of electricity in a current of short duration.

Nearby words

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  6. ballistic missile,
  7. ballistic pendulum,
  8. ballistic trajectory,
  9. ballistic wind,
  10. ballistics

Origin of ballistic galvanometer

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for ballistic galvanometer

ballistic galvanometer

noun

physics a type of galvanometer for measuring surges of current. After deflection the instrument returns slowly to its original reading
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