D'Arsonval galvanometer

or d'Arsonval galvanometer

[ dahr-suh n-vawl, -val ]
/ ˈdɑr sənˌvɔl, -ˌvæl /

noun Electricity.

a galvanometer consisting of a large, fixed magnet and a light coil that swings in the magnetic field.

Origin of D'Arsonval galvanometer

named after Jacques A. D'Arsonval (1851–1940), French physicist

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