- a recording magnetometer, used especially for recording variations in the earth's magnetic field.
Origin of magnetograph
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Webb and his assistants were beginning to make quite a display at the Magnetograph House.
Thus a steady temperature was maintained; a most desirable feature in a magnetograph house.
All hands joined in building a solid stone outside of the Magnetograph House.
Webb and Stillwell, assisted by others, had commenced to build the Magnetograph House.
For one thing every man had carried boulders to the great stockade surrounding the Magnetograph House.
- a recording magnetometer, usually used for studying variations in the earth's magnetic field
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- A recording of the strength and direction of a magnetic field made by a magnetometer. Also called magnetogram See magnetometer.
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