galvanomagnetic effect

noun Electricity, Physics.

any of several phenomena that occur when an electric current is passed through a conductor or semiconductor situated in a magnetic field, as the Hall effect.

Nearby words

  1. galvanizing,
  2. galvano-,
  3. galvanocautery,
  4. galvanochemical,
  5. galvanomagnetic,
  6. galvanometer,
  7. galvanometry,
  8. galvanoplastic,
  9. galvanoplasty,
  10. galvanoscope

Origin of galvanomagnetic effect Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019