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magnetograph

[ mag-nee-tuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ mægˈni təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun
a recording magnetometer, used especially for recording variations in the earth's magnetic field.
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Origin of magnetograph

First recorded in 1840–50; magneto- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM magnetograph

mag·ne·to·graph·ic [mag-nee-tuh-graf-ik], /mægˌni təˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for magnetograph

magnetograph
/ (mæɡˈniːtəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun
a recording magnetometer, usually used for studying variations in the earth's magnetic field
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Scientific definitions for magnetograph

magnetograph
[ măg-nētō-grăf′ ]

A recording of the strength and direction of a magnetic field made by a magnetometer. Also called magnetogram See magnetometer.
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