Kelvin balance

noun

Definition of Kelvin balance

: a device for comparing the force produced by an electric current flowing through fixed and movable coils and the force of gravity

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after Lord Kelvin

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“Kelvin balance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kelvin%20balance. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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