Definitions for galvanoscope
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word galvanoscope
a device used to detect electric currents using the deflection of a magnetic needle
an instrument or apparatus for detecting the presence of electrical currents, especially such as are of feeble intensity
Origin: [Galvanic + -scope: cf. F. galvanoscope.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
An instrument, generally of the galvanometer type, used for ascertaining whether a current is flowing or not. Any galvanoscope, when calibrated, if susceptible thereof, becomes a galvanometer.
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