Definitions for 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
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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