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.

Nearby words

  1. magnetoencephalogram,
  2. magnetofluid dynamics,
  3. magnetogasdynamics,
  4. magnetogenerator,
  5. magnetogram,
  6. magnetohydrodynamic generation,
  7. magnetohydrodynamics,
  8. magnetohydromagnetic wave,
  9. magnetomechanical ratio,
  10. magnetometer

Origin of magnetograph

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

Related formsmag·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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Science 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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