Eötvös balance


Eöt·​vös balance
: a sensitive torsion balance used for the measurement of variations in the density of the underlying rocks that records the horizontal gradient of gravity

Word History


after Roland Eötvös †1871 Hungarian physicist

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“Eötvös balance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/E%C3%B6tv%C3%B6s%20balance. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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