[ grey-dee-om-i-ter ]
/ ˌgreɪ diˈɒm ɪ tər /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for gradiometer
/ (ˌɡrædɪˈɒmɪtə) /
physics an instrument for measuring the gradient of a magnetic field
surveying an instrument used to ensure that a long gradient remains constant
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