Ayrton shunt

noun
Ayr·ton shunt | \ˈa(a)(ə)rtᵊn-, ˈe(ə)r-\

Definition of Ayrton shunt 

: a shunt used to increase the range of a galvanometer

called also universal shunt

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History and Etymology for Ayrton shunt

after William E. Ayrton †1908 English electrical engineer and inventor

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