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D'Arsonval galvanometer

or d'Arsonval galvanometer

[dahr-suh n-vawl, -val]
noun Electricity.
  1. a galvanometer consisting of a large, fixed magnet and a light coil that swings in the magnetic field.
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Origin of D'Arsonval galvanometer

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